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Ely Cathedral

Ely Category Historic Sites
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Located in the centre of Ely, Ely Cathedral lies next to medieval monastic buildings and parkland.

We will never turn anyone away because they are unable to pay, so please talk to the Admissions Staff at the desk if this is the case.There is no charge before 9am, after 5pm, on a Sunday, if you are attending a service or have come here specifically to pray.

Admission is free to the Refectory Café and to the Cathedral Shop.


Admission including guided tour *
• Adults: £8.00
• Concessions: £6.50

Admission + Octagon or West Tower **
• Adults: £14.50
• Concessions: £13.00

Combined Ticket Admission, Ground Floor Tour * + Stained Glass Museum
• Adults: £12.00
• Concessions £9.50

Octagon Tower or West Tower Sunday Rate as no admission is charged
• Adults: £9.00

The Total Experience Admission, Ground Floor Tour *, Stained Glass Museum, Octagon or West Tower Tour ** + Tea or Coffee in the Refectory Café
• Adults: £18.00
• Concessions: £16.00

* The basic admission charge includes a ground floor guided tour at the times when these are scheduled.

** For safety reasons, children under 10 are not allowed to ascend the Octagon or West Towers.

Admission to the ground floor is free for the under 16s if accompanying their parent(s) or guardian(s).



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