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Special Interest Tours

Delve deeper into the fascinating history of Ely Cathedral on one of our Special Interest Tours with our knowledgeable guides, followed by lunch at the 13th century Almonry Restaurant*

2024 Special Interest Tour Dates
Tours start at 11.30am

Friday 1 March & Friday 6 September
The Victorian Restoration
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Friday 15 March & Friday 26 July
Screen and Print
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Wednesday 3 April & Wednesday 18 September
In Search of Ely Cathedral’s Women
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Friday 19 April & Friday 23 August
Cathedral Faces
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Friday 17 May
The Great and the Good (Bishops of Ely)
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Wednesday 29 May & Wednesday 9 October
Reformation and Reconciliation at Ely Cathedral
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Friday 14 June & Friday 12 July
The Life of a Medieval Monk in Ely
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Wednesday 26 June
Art in the Cathedral
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Friday 25 October
A Social History of Ely Cathedral
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What's included:
Admission to Ely Cathedral.
An hour / hour and a half guided tour.
Lunch at the 13th century Almonry Restaurant
* This is a 2-course lunch from the daily menu, either a soup starter and main course, or a main course and dessert. The daily menu can be found here. Please note this does not include the specials menu.

Tickets: £25 per person (for up to 6-8 people with a guide). Tickets must be pre-booked online up to the day before your visit, via the links on this page. These tours are not suitable for children.

Please meet your guide at the west end of the Nave, 5 minutes before your tour is due to start.

The Blessed Virgin Mary by David Wynne in the Lady Chapel