You can view or make payments on your booking by clicking 'My Account'. Close and don't show this message again. x
Over 21,000 quality assured cottages 30+ years of experience 98% would book again
You can view or make payments on your booking by clicking here x.
Ely
Perhaps Ely’s most recognised attraction is its cathedral, which is visible for miles around, but there is much more to this historic city for visitors to discover. Situated just 14 miles from Cambridge, Ely is built on the highest part of the Fens and makes an ideal base for touring the area.

Ely Cathedral is known as the ‘Ship of the Fens’ because of its prominence. This magnificent twelfth century cathedral is famous for its Octagon tower and tours give visitors an option to climb this and enjoy the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Also housed in the cathedral is the Stained Glass Museum, where more than 125 stained glass panels are displayed. The history of stained glass going back to the thirteenth century is permanently displayed here and temporary exhibitions are also held throughout the year.

The history of the city is told at Ely Museum, which is housed in a former gaol, and all will enjoy a visit to the home of Ely’s most famous resident, Oliver Cromwell. Costumed guides will show you the house where Cromwell and his family lived for ten years. The Tourist Information Centre is also housed in Oliver Cromwell’s House.

An excellent way to explore the city is by following the eel trail. This circular walk tales you from Oliver Cromwell’s House, through the city centre to the waterside area, passing many places of interest. The route also takes in Jubilee Gardens and Cherry Hill Park and is clearly marked by 70 brass way markers.

Ely has a wide choice of shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as markets on Thursdays and Saturdays, so you are sure to find anything you need. Within easy reach of the city are attractions such as Welney Wetlands Centre and Wicken Fen, where you can discover the natural history of the area.

Come and explore the Fens; search holiday cottages in Ely today.
Get Better Results: add date or change destination here ×
31 
Give your search a reference name and save it for later.
Save your search

    You are browsing the English Country Cottages collection

    + Show all properties
  • Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    9.5 22 reviews
    9.5 22 reviews

    Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: 30344
    Hot Tub Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Garden / Patio Ground Floor Facilities
    2
    1
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Water Newton, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire×
    0 0 reviews
    0 0 reviews

    Water Newton, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: UKC1172
    Wifi Swimming pool Car parking on site Garden / Patio
    2
    1
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

    River Nene Cottages - Barley Cottage
    4
    2
    2
    River Nene Cottages - Yew Tree Cottage
    4
    2
    2
  • Soham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    8.5 11 reviews
    8.5 11 reviews

    Soham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: 50311
    Wifi Car parking on site Enclosed Garden / Patio Pub within 1 mile Garden / Patio
    3
    1
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    0 0 reviews
    0 0 reviews

    Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: 29913
    Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Garden / Patio Ground Floor Facilities Rural Location
    3
    1
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Colne, near St Ives, Cambridgeshire×
    9.5 23 reviews
    9.5 23 reviews

    Colne, near St Ives, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: UKC2462
    Luxury Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Pets go free Detached Garden / Patio Ground Floor Facilities Rural Location Woodburning Stove
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    9.5 23 reviews
    9.5 23 reviews

    Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: UKC563
    Wifi Car parking on site Pets go free Garden / Patio Ground Floor Facilities Rural Location Woodburning Stove
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

    Wood Fen Lodges - Sedge Lodge
    6
    3
    3
  • Near Ely, ×
    9.4 10 reviews
    9.4 10 reviews

    Near Ely,

    Ref: E2507
    Hot Tub Swimming pool Car parking on site Garden / Patio Ground Floor Facilities
    4
    2
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

    Cave Farm Barns - Kestrel
    8
    4
    4
    Cave Farm Barns - Pheasant
    6
    3
    3
    Cave Farm Barns - Swan
    4
    2
    2
  • Wicken, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    9.4 10 reviews
    9.4 10 reviews

    Wicken, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: RCCE
    Luxury Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Pets go free Detached Garden / Patio Open Fire
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Soham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    9.4 17 reviews
    9.4 17 reviews

    Soham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: PTTT
    Luxury Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile
    4
    2
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Riverside Island Marina, Isleham, Cambridgeshire×
    0 0 reviews
    0 0 reviews

    Riverside Island Marina, Isleham, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: AT14
    Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Detached Garden / Patio Rural Location
    4
    2
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire×
    9.1 21 reviews
    9.1 21 reviews

    Little Downham, near Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: UKC732
    Wifi Car parking on site Pets go free Detached Garden / Patio Open Fire
    4
    1
    1
    1
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

  • Wisbech, Cambridgeshire×
    9.6 11 reviews
    9.6 11 reviews

    Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

    Ref: 27815
    Wifi Car parking on site Pub within 1 mile Detached Ground Floor Facilities Rural Location
    4
    2
    1
    0
    Prices from

    Accommodation at

Subscribe to our latest deals & offers

Book with confidence. We are a member of ABTA. Read full details of our ABTA membership and where financial protection might apply to your booking.

×