The cathedral city of Ely lies in the Fenlands, in the eastern part of Cambridgeshire. It was the stronghold of Hereward the Wake in his wars against William I. Until the draining of the Fens during the seventeenth century, Ely was an island; and a major port on the Great Ouse until the coming of the age of rail. The present Cathedral, which dominates the skyline for miles around, was started in 1083 and finally completed in 1351.

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Ely Guide
Information about the Cathedral City of Ely.
Ely Info
Local directory with dining, shopping, accommodation, recreation and business.
Ely Online
Information includes a what’s on, city guide, history, local weather and a guestbook
Friends of Jubilee Gardens Ely
Provide continued public participation in developing and maintaining the gardens.
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