Located in Cambridgeshire, Ely is a city that is both historic and picturesque. Close to both Cambridge and Newmarket, and approximately 80 miles from London, Ely is situated on a kimmeridge clay island within the Fens, and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Ely offers a range of attractions including its magnificent Cathedral, museums and galleries. The Waterside provides a chance to explore peaceful surroundings on foot, with the option to take a boat trip on the Great Ouse. With a wealth of cafés, restaurants and an abundance of shops, Ely provides a great location for a city break.