Nicknamed the "Ship of the Fens" for its sturdy presence in the ancient marshland, Ely Cathedral is a unique building. Built primarily in a 12th-century Norman style, it also has some interesting later additions, including the famous Octagon tower.
Quick Facts on Ely Cathedral
- Other names
- Ely Cathedral
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
- OS Grid Ref
- TL 54046 80281
- Phone number
- +44 (0)1353 667735
- Opening hours
- Jun-Sep: daily 7-7
Oct-May: Mon-Sat 7:30am-6pm, Sun 7:30am-5pm
- Admission including optional guided tour: Â£6 (free on Sundays and for services) Octagon or West Tower: additional Â£4 each
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