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Ely: History And Tourism Go Hand In Hand
Located in Cambridgeshire, Ely is a place known for its historical asset. It's a great and exciting tourist place where you can spend your holiday beautifully. Going to Ely is not difficult and you can choose your own convenient way to reach there, whether by road, bus or by rail.
If you are planning to go by road then knowing few things about this place is very important. It is located 16 miles away from Cambridge, 55 miles far from Norwich, 72 miles from London and 36 miles from Peterborough. If going by bus, you can take a bus from Cambridge where its service is regular. Or else if you are planning to go by train, Ely railway station is located in Ely is on the south of it.
Ely is a place where you can enjoy shopping as well. The main shopping area in Ely include the NEW Cloisters Shopping Centre, Market Street, High Street, Market Square area and Forehill, that has major grocery stores, and also consist Bowling Alley & Kids Play Centre is just a short walk away.
Though there is variety of shops present in Ely gratifying all the aspects of an ordinary shopper as well as the needs of tourists. In Ely, Thursday is the market day and Saturday is known for crafts market, both held in the market square.
Ely is a place where car parking is free. And the facility of modern toilet is available everywhere likewise Car Park and Barton Road Coach, Cloisters and Market Place, Ship Lane, Palace Green, Sacrist`s Gate and Newnham Street.
History Museum in Ely is friendly and bright, situated in the Bishop's Gaol in its centre. The Museum basically is the Isle of Ely & the Fens in its history centre which takes the tourist to a long journey of prehistory to the last century. This displays fossils, original prisons, cells, Romain remains including Fens' archive film comprising eye catching and punt guns.
Ely is a complete guide to the museum, children's guide to galleries, gift shops and toilets makes this place an idyllic destination for all of you.
The major suburbs in Ely are: Chettisham and Queen Adelaide.