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"Cathedral House" - ELY - Access

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS A BROAD SUMMARY OF THE B&B FACILITIES WE ARE ABLE TO OFFER IN OUR HOME AND THOSE OF THE IMMEDIATE LOCALITY.

THE HOUSE - GRADE II LISTED (A GRADING FOR BUILDINGS OF HISTORIC & ARCHITECTURAL IMPORTANCE).

THERE ARE NO BEDROOMS AT GROUND LEVEL. ALL 3 GUEST ROOMS SLEEP 2 PEOPLE AND HAVE EN SUITE BATHROOMS. THERE ARE NO SHOWERS. THESE ROOMS ARE SITUATED ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND ARE REACHED BY A CURVED STAIRCASE.

HOW TO FIND US

DIRECTIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW, BUT ALSO SEE OUR GOOGLE PLACE PAGE AND MAP HERE.

THE APPROACH

ELY'S MAIN RAILWAY STATION IS 5 MINUTES BY CAR AND BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MINUTES ON FOOT. THERE IS A TAXI RANK OUTSIDE. THERE IS A BUS STOP OPPOSITE THE FRONT OF OUR PROPERTY AND ANOTHER ON OUR SIDE OF THE ROAD 75m AWAY BY CROMWELL HOUSE (TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE).

LANDMARKS TO LOOK OUT FOR WHEN COMING BY CAR

FROM THE A10 ARE CROMWELL HOUSE ON THE RIGHT WHICH IS BLACK & WHITE TIMBER-FRAMED BUILDING WITH A GREEN IN FRONT. THEN SHORTLY ON THE LEFT A FLORIST SHOP. CATHEDRAL HOUSE IS IMMEDIATELY AFTER 'WADDINGTON TERRACE' WHICH IS ON THE RIGHT AND OPPOSITE THE FLOWER SHOP.

N.B. IF USING SAT NAV IGNORE INSTRUCTIONS TO TURN OFF ST. MARY'S STREET INTO GREEN LANE.

IF WALKING FROM THE STATION YOU PASS THE WEST FRONT OF THE CATHEDRAL AND CONTINUE TOWARDS A JUNCTION WITH TRAFFIC LIGHTS - NOTE LAMB HOTEL ON RIGHT HAND CORNER AND LLOYDS BANK DIAGONALLY OPPOSITE ON THE LEFT. TURN LEFT AND CATHEDRAL HOUSE IS APPROX. 50m ALONG ON THIS SIDE OF ST MARY'S STREET. HOUSE NO.17.

ARRIVAL & CAR PARKING (5 SPACES - 1 FOR SELF-CATERING)

OUR PARKING IS A LEVEL GRAVEL AREA IN FRONT OF OUR HIGH BRICK GARDEN WALL.
YOU COME THROUGH THE WHITE GATE (WHICH IS OPEN 24 HOURS WHEN B&B IS OPERATING)
AND THE FRONT DOOR IS ON THE LEFT AFTER THE FRENCH WINDOWS(APPX 10-15m). ALL THE PATHS ARE GRAVEL.

THE ACCESS TO THE SELF-CATERING COACH HOUSE HAS A COBBLED COURTYARD. IT IS APPROX 50m FROM THE PARKING. A SACK BARROW IS AVAILABLE TO TRANSPORT BELONGINGS.

car parking at Cathedral House

 


THE COACH HOUSE (S/C) - SLEEPS 5

IT HAS 3 BEDROOMS ON THE FIRST FLOOR. EACH HAS A MINI EN SUITE BATHROOM. THERE IS A STEP INTO THE KITCHEN ON THE GROUND FLOOR AND THE SINGLE BEDROOM HAS 3 STEPS DOWN INTO IT.

BEING A PRIVATE HOUSE WE REGRET THE FOLLOWING ARE NOT AVAILABLE: LAUNDRY, BAR, CONFERENCE / MEETING ROOM.

PETS

OWING TO ONE OF YOUR HOSTS SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION TO CATS AND DOGS WE REGRET ACCOMMODATING THEM PRESENTS A PROBLEM.

SMOKING -  WE ARE A 'NO SMOKING' ESTABLISHMENT BUT GUESTS MAY SMOKE IN THE GARDEN.

PARKING - STRICTLY AT OWNERS RISK.

MAPS

Location Map

Map

Ely is an ideal base to tour East Anglia. There is something for everyone - places of interest include Cambridge, Bury St. Edmunds, Newmarket, Thetford Forest, Wicken Fen, Welney 'Wetlands Trust', and Duxford Air Museum. There are also several National Trust properties such as Anglesey Abbey and Oxburgh Hall and more besides.