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The Best of Ely Tour: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Duration: 45 to 60 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Cambridge
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  • 45 to 60 minutes
  • Cambridge
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Are you looking for a way to see Ely without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this affordable walking tour.

• Find out why Ely is known as the ‘ship of the Fens’ and hear a few stories about people who lived and worked here over the centuries
• Hear from producer Anna Granta, a Cambridge local, graduate and parent.
• Do it all in 45 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
• Use the virtual tour option at home

Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.

The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Maltings Ship Lane, Ely CB7 4BB England

Our tour starts outside The Maltings, a landmark Victorian brewery overlooking the River Great Ouse.

Pass By: River Great Ouse, Ely CB7 5XL, UK

Travel 900 years into the past with me on a walking tour through Ely, the heart of the Fens, a local term to describe the unique marshland in this National Character Area.

Pass By: Jubilee Gardens, Ely England

You’ll then cut through Jubilee Gardens and Cherry Hill Park to the ancient Ely Cathedral, where you’ll hear how a near-disaster at this magnificent building became a medieval engineering triumph.

Pass By: Cherry Hill Park, 78 Broad St, Ely CB7 4BE, UK

You’ll then cut through Jubilee Gardens and Cherry Hill Park to the ancient Ely Cathedral, where you’ll hear how a near-disaster at this magnificent building became a medieval engineering triumph.

Pass By: Ely Castle Mound, Ely CB7 4DA, UK

Along the way, you’ll see the Ely Museum, home to archeological finds that date back to Viking times, Ely Castle Mound, and Ely War Memorial.

Pass By: Priory House, The College, The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely, Ely CB7 4DL, UK

I’ll point out the oldest building in the city, Priory House.

Pass By: The Porta, 11, Ely CB7 4DF, UK

You'll go through the original porta (gate) to explore more of the city.

Pass By: Prince Albert, 62 Silver Street, Ely CB7 4JF England

You'll have a chance to try local delicacies at Ely Market or some of the independent cafes mentioned en route, including The Prince Albert, and Peacocks Tearoom.

Pass By: Oliver Cromwell's House, Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF England

I’ll also show you Oliver Cromwell’s house and tell you about his links to the city on our way back to the river, where our tour ends.

Pass By: Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely CB7 4DL England

You’ll then cut through Jubilee Gardens and Cherry Hill Park to the ancient Ely Cathedral, where you’ll hear how a near-disaster at this magnificent building became a medieval engineering triumph.

Pass By: Ely Museum, The Old Gaol Market Street Market St, Ely CB7 4LS England

Along the way, you’ll see the Ely Museum, home to archeological finds that date back to Viking times, Ely Castle Mound, and Ely War Memorial.

Pass By: The Almonry Restaurant & Tea Rooms, 36 High St, Ely CB7 4DL, UK

You'll have a chance to try local delicacies at Ely Market or some of the independent cafes mentioned en route, including The Prince Albert, and Peacocks Tearoom.

Pass By: Ely War Memorial, High St, Ely CB7 4JU, UK

Along the way, you’ll see the Ely Museum, home to archeological finds that date back to Viking times, Ely Castle Mound, and Ely War Memorial.

Pass By: Peacocks Tearoom, 65 Waterside, Ely CB7 4AU, UK

You'll have a chance to try local delicacies at Ely Market or some of the independent cafes mentioned en route, including The Prince Albert, and Peacocks Tearoom.

Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Exclusions
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Transportation
  • Food/Drink
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

The Maltings, Ship Ln, Ely CB7 4BB, UK


Departure Time


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The Best of Ely Tour: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
7/17/2020 - 2/27/2025

Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Return Details

Peacocks Tearoom, 65 Waterside, Ely CB7 4AU, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

45 to 60 minutes


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