Things to do in and around Ely, Cambridgeshire

Ely is a historic small city in the fens. About 15 miles away from The Bull Inn, Barton Mills.

Waterside Antiques – Ely – Don’t miss this one!

The Waterside Antiques Centre is the largest of its kind in the area and is situated in a picturesque position overlooking the Quayside. The building itself is a former Maltings, having three floors and is protected by a preservation order.

The interior has exposed beams and brickwork throughout creating the ideal setting for dealers to display their stock. The open display area totals just under 10,000 sq. ft with lots of different dealers selling their antiques.

Ely Cathedral

Thousands of visitors come to Ely Cathedral each year, from all over the world. Few are ever disappointed, for there is something here for everyone. Lovers of architecture will rejoice in the many different styles, blending to make the whole. History abounds around every corner, and the beauty created by artists in wood, stone and glass is everywhere.

Why was such an enormous building erected in such a small rural place? You simply have to come and see. About 15 miles away.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve

Wicken Fen was the very first Nature Reserve to be owned by The National Trust and has been in the care of National Trust since 1899. It remains one of the most important wetlands in Europe.

About 12 miles away from The Bull Inn, Barton Mills.

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