Ely pastimes and restaurants

E L Y  P A S T I M E S  A N D  R E S T A U R A N T S

Ely is a relaxing and refreshing city to visit. It is famous for its cathedral and has a wealth of local shops, cafes, restaurants, riverside walks and parks. 
Cathedral square

Ely Cathedral

ARCHITECTURE/HISTORY:

Ely Cathedral (11th Century)
Stained Glass Museum
Prior Crauden’s Chapel
Ely Museum

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Toppings Bookshop

BOOKS:  Toppings & Company are an amazing independent bookshop with 50,000 books on three floors in Ely High Street.

Their selection of books is amazing, their service second to none and they even offer readers free tea and coffee on the first floor. There can be few better homes for a book worm!  www.toppingbooks.co.uk

Ely Waterside

Ely Waterside

WALKING:

Ely riverside and public parks
Anglesey Abbey
Thetford Forest
Wicken Fen
Welney Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

INDEPENDENT CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND PUBS:

Old Fire Engine House Ely

The Old Fire Engine House

Samovar Tea House
Peacock’s Tea Room
The Old Fire Engine House
The Royal Standard
The Prince Albert, Silver Street, Ely CB7 4AF

Ely also has a Cafe Nero, Costa Coffee, Pizza Express and Prezzo, plus a wide selection of pubs.