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Ely Cathedral

The Cathedral of St John the Baptist is the second largest Catholic Cathedral in the UK and one of Norwich’s iconic buildings. One of England’s finest cathedrals with guided tours & tours of the Octagon and West Tower, monastic precincts Also a brass rubbing centre and The Stained Glass Museum.

Other Events at Ely Cathedral

Thousands of visitors come to Ely Cathedral each year from all over the world. Few are ever disappointed, for there is something here for everyone. It gives a vision of continuity and worship down the centuries. Lovers of architecture will rejoice in the many different styles, blending to make the whole. History abounds around every corner, and the beauty created by artists in wood, stone and glass is everywhere.
Eating Facilities
Refectory Cafe in Cathedral. Almonry Restaurant and gardens located in medieval monastic buildings in Cathedral Close.
Disabled Access
Yes – all entrances
Gift Shop
One in the Cathedral and one in the City Centre
Group Visit Information
Tours available
” Ground floor guided tours (free)
” Monastic Buildings Tours
” Special Interest tours available by prior booking
” Octagon & West Tower Tours at an additional fee – spaces are limited and must be pre-booked. Climbers should by physically fit & children over 10 years old.
Minimum Group Size
15 or by arrangement
Maximum Group Size
Any size group can be accommodated by arrangement
Coach Parking
Ample free parking is available to visitors in official car parks within the City Centre.