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Ely Cathedral

VISIT

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO BE ABLE TO WELCOME VISITORS BACK TO ELY CATHEDRAL FROM WEDNESDAY 02 DECEMBER. PLEASE CHECK FOR OPENING TIMES AND ANY CLOSURES. ALL VISITOR TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE VIA THIS WEBSITE BY USING THE LINK BELOW.

WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON OFFERING A WARM WELCOME TO ALL VISITORS OF THIS MAGNIFICENT BUILDING WHETHER YOUR INTEREST IS RELIGIOUS, HISTORICAL, ARCHITECTURAL OR SIMPLY TO EXPLORE AND EXPERIENCE THIS WONDERFUL PLACE.


Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Sunday 1pm to 3.30pm (last entry 3pm)

All visitor tickets must be purchased online

Advanced booking is essential

Cathedral Pass Holders

Those with Cathedral passes do not need to book tickets online but please have your passes with you when you visit.

Private Prayer and Reflection

There is no charge for those wishing to visit the Cathedral for private prayer. Please notify a member of the team.

Photography

Still photography is free of charge. PLEASE NOTE. Photography and video recording must not be used in the Cathedral during any service.

Visitors with disabilities

Ely Cathedral welcomes disabled visitors.
Wheelchairs are available for use in the Cathedral
There is a toilet suitable for disabled visitors in the Processional Way
A loop system operates in the Choir and both the north and south Transepts.
Accessibility information is available here.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome to visit the Cathedral with their owners.

Please note:

  • Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. The Cathedral reserves the right to ask an owner to remove their dog from the Cathedral for behavioural or health and safety reasons.
  • Dogs (other than assistance dogs) are not permitted in the Refectory, on Ground floor tours, or to enter for services, concerts or other major events.
  • No dogs, even assistance dogs, are permitted on Tower tours, due to difficulties of access.
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