Ely Cathedral Admission Ticket

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Ely Cathedral, with its unique 14th century octagonal lantern tower, is counted among the marvels of the medieval world.

Much of the cathedral is over 900 years old and it offers a rich architectural history, including the sumptuous 13th Century Quire and beautiful 14th Lady Chapel. Completed in 1349, the Lady Chapel is the largest of its kind in the UK.

The famous Octagon Tower, sometimes referred to as The Lantern, is a wonder of...
Ely Cathedral, with its unique 14th century octagonal lantern tower, is counted among the marvels of the medieval world.

Much of the cathedral is over 900 years old and it offers a rich architectural history, including the sumptuous 13th Century Quire and beautiful 14th Lady Chapel. Completed in 1349, the Lady Chapel is the largest of its kind in the UK.

The famous Octagon Tower, sometimes referred to as The Lantern, is a wonder of the medieval world and globally recognised as a masterpiece of engineering.

The Nave is the third longest in the UK, and the same length as Ely High Street. It’s spectacular roof of painted panels depict The Jesse Tree, and move from Creation to Revelation as you walk from the West End up to the Crossing.

Around the cathedral itself you can explore attractive parkland and one of the largest collections of medieval monastery buildings still in daily use.

There is an onsite cafe and gift shop.
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Visit: Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely CB7 4DL England

Ely Cathedral, with its unique 14th century octagonal lantern tower, is counted among the marvels of the medieval world.

Much of the cathedral is over 900 years old and it offers a rich architectural history, including the sumptuous 13th Century Quire and beautiful 14th Lady Chapel. Completed in 1349, the Lady Chapel is the largest of its kind in the UK. Visitors are always struck not only by its size but the extraordinary sense of light and vastness of this magnificent space.

The famous Octagon Tower, sometimes referred to as The Lantern, is a wonder of the medieval world and globally recognised as a masterpiece of engineering.

The Nave is the third longest in the UK, and the same length as Ely High Street. It’s spectacular roof of painted panels depict The Jesse Tree, and move from Creation to Revelation as...
Visit: Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely CB7 4DL England

Ely Cathedral, with its unique 14th century octagonal lantern tower, is counted among the marvels of the medieval world.

Much of the cathedral is over 900 years old and it offers a rich architectural history, including the sumptuous 13th Century Quire and beautiful 14th Lady Chapel. Completed in 1349, the Lady Chapel is the largest of its kind in the UK. Visitors are always struck not only by its size but the extraordinary sense of light and vastness of this magnificent space.

The famous Octagon Tower, sometimes referred to as The Lantern, is a wonder of the medieval world and globally recognised as a masterpiece of engineering.

The Nave is the third longest in the UK, and the same length as Ely High Street. It’s spectacular roof of painted panels depict The Jesse Tree, and move from Creation to Revelation as you walk from the West End up to the Crossing.

Children under 16 are admitted free of charge if visiting with parents/carers.

Important Details

Included
  • Your admission ticket includes a free guided tour of the ground floor (subject to availability)
  • Entry/Admission - Ely Cathedral
Not Included
  • Entry to the National Stained Glass Museum is not included
  • There is an additional charge for a tour of the two towers
Departure Point
Ely Cathedral, The College, Ely CB7 4DL England
9/27/2019 - 12/31/2019
Monday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
1/1/2020 - 2/26/2021
Monday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sunday:12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
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