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The interior of this cathedral is spectacular with a lovely painted ceiling and the angel panels in the octagon tower. There is always someone on hand to answer questions. I did both tower tours with great guides. The octagon tower tour is very interesting, about...More
The entrance to the Cathedral could be better marked. The doors are enormous and imposing. There is a small access door set into it but this is not apparent when it's closed. The interior is very spectacular with high vaulted ceilings with very spectacular paintings....More
Never managed to get to Ely Cathedral until May 2018. It was on a Sunday and just after the service. A marvellous experience - enjoying the splendid architecture with light streaming in from various angles.
All our cathedrals (43?) merit a visit. There can be no definitive ranking, we all appreciate different features. Ely is in our top five. When you’ve seen all you can, wander round the local buildings and the adjacent Kings school. There is currently a lot...More
I went here last night for an event, not just my usual mooch. A talk by Michael Palin. It was second to none, the staff ensured chairs were set out perfectly, glasses were given and collected promptly. Sound was good despite it being possibly the...More
I had gone to the Cathedral in Ely to revisit a sacred space that I have always liked, especially the roof and the octagon. This time there was the added bonus of an exhibition of marble sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld, whose work I did not...More
Visited Ely cathedral. There is an admission charge! However, the lady on the desk persuaded us to buy an all day experience, which includes a hot drink in the refectory. We decided to climb the West Tower. Absolutely amazing. The guide was brilliant and his...More
I love Ely Cathedral in all the places I have visited in the UK, it is top. The history, locals and architecture make it truely memorable and spectacular. The tower tours are the best value you for money for seeing the views over the Lincolnshire...More
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A basic tour on the ground is included with the admission charge. There is an additional charge for each of the towers. There is an overall charge for a package of ground tour, one tower, the stained glass museum, and a cup... More
A basic tour on the ground is included with the admission charge. There is an additional charge for each of the towers. There is an overall charge for a package of ground tour, one tower, the stained glass museum, and a cup of tea. Suggest you look at the website as prices may change.