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Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Ely

Come and experience Ely and its cathedral, museums and monuments. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, local tours and bird watching. Ely Cathedral and Church of St Mary the Great are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ely

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Ely has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • National Stud (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Ryston Park Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Go Ape Thetford (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ely

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ely is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jesus Green (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Parker's Piece (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Fellows Garden (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • The Backs (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • University Botanic Gardens (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Brandon Country Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ely

Fly into Cambridge (CBG), the closest airport, located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is 34.8 mi (56 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Ely Station, Ely Littleport Station and Shippea Hill Station are the main stations in the area.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ely, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 330 vacation rentals around Ely. From 99 condo and apartment rentals to 109 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Ely?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ely. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ely Cathedral: 412 vacation rentals
  • Ely Littleport Station: 329 vacation rentals
  • Oliver Cromwell's House: 431 vacation rentals
  • Ely Museum: 410 vacation rentals
  • Netherhall Manor: 428 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ely listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ely?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 99 Condos/Apartments in Ely. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ely include:

  • Houses: 109 rentals available
  • Cottages: 101 rentals available
  • Studios: 102 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ely?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Ely. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.