Self catering holiday cottages in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Choose Ely for your cottage holiday and look forward to a stay in a truly beautiful Cambridgeshire town. With fine historical buildings, shops and a good choice of restaurants along with an appealing country feel, there is plenty to recommend Ely for a self-catering break.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Ely
The Great Ouse river flows through Ely and you can enjoy some fantastic walks down by the riverside on holiday where narrow-boats are a common sight. Down by the riverside is also where you’ll find the highly rated Peacock’s Tearoom. Do the Ely heritage walk and take in some of the town’s finest sights including the magnificent historic Cathedral and Oliver Cromwell’s house.
Top Things to See and Do on a Cottage Holiday in Ely
• The university city of Cambridge is just over half an hour’s drive from Ely and is one of England’s finest cities with its grand historical buildings, restaurants and shops.
• For time out in the countryside, Thetford Forest Park is around 50 minutes’ drive from Ely and is home to some fantastic woodland trails. You can enjoy walking or cycling at Thetford Forest or if you’re feeling adventurous you may want to give Go Ape a try.
• National Trust members may want to visit Wimpole Home Farm, around 40 minutes’ drive from Ely. Here you can see some friendly rare breed animals including horses and events for children are usually held in the Activity Barn during school holidays.
Choose to rent a townhouse or apartment in Ely and enjoy a stay within the town or rent a rural retreat or barn conversion in the nearby countryside. We hope you find the perfect holiday house to rent for you in or close to Ely in Cambridgeshire.