Hotel, Guest House & Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in Ely
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The name of this Fenland city means 'eel island', a reference to the staple diet of its previous inhabitants, the Saxons. It was also an island before the Fens were drained in modern times. Here, Cambridgeshire's most famous local hero, Hereward the Wake, held out against the Normans.

The city's landmark cathedral dominates the landscape for many miles and was the work of Simeon, Abbot of Ely, in the 11th century. In 1322 the building's main tower collapsed but was replaced by its present octagonal lantern tower designed by the monk Alan de Walsingham. The nave, measuring 248ft long, is one of the longest in England.

The Ely Porta, a three-storey gatehouse, was home to Oliver Cromwell from 1636 to 1647, while King's School, founded in the late 10th century, is one of Britain's oldest school. Its pupil-roll included Edward the Confessor.

Near the city is Wicken Fen, the country's oldest nature reserve. Owned by the National Trust it gives visitors some idea of what the Fens were like before they were drained an atmospheric cocktail of reeds, waterways, woods and meadows.

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6 Black Bank Road, Little Downham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2UADouble/Twin from £43, Single Occ. from £56 per person, per night
1 Single/Twin, 2 Twin, 2 Double (4 En-suite, 1 Private Bathroom)
Set in four acres of peaceful fenland countryside, we offer an experience to remember. We provide bed and breakfast accommodation, spa centre, hair/beauty treatments, holistic therapy, plus much more.

Wood Fen Lodge is Visit Britain 4 Star graded. All rooms are ground floor level, en-suite facilities are available, each room has Flatscreen TV's with Freeview, a hospitality tray, and toiletries. Enjoy a traditional full English breakfast freshly made from home grown/reared produce where possible designed to set you up for the day. Evening meals available by prior arrangement.

Fully licensed bar. Ideal location to explore many places of interest. Parking available.
Establishment RatingNo Facilities for petsSmoking FacilitiesWiFi FacilitiesTel: 01353 862495
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