|Date:||Thursday, 21 June 2018|
|Cost:||£20.00 U3A members Non U3A members £22.50.|
|Pick up points:||Leaving Crab and Winkle at 7.50 am, Bretton Centre at 8.00 am and Thorpe Meadows at 8.10am, arriving back into Peterborough about 5.00pm.|
|Booking deadline:||MARCH 31ST 2018.|
Ely Cathedral, with its unique 14th century octagonal lantern tower, is counted among the marvels of the medieval world. Much of the cathedral is over 900 years old and it offers a rich architectural history, including the sumptuous 13th Century Quire and beautiful 14th Lady Chapel. This year sees the return of their Flower Festival called a Kaleidoscope of Life which will include eye-catching displays, musical recitals floral demonstrations and a gift and craft marquee.
As well as visiting the Flower Festival, around the cathedral itself you can explore attractive parkland and one of the largest collections of medieval monastery buildings still in daily use. It is easy to spend time visiting the cathedral, and also the city of Ely with its attractive riverside and other tourist attractions with many opportunities to get refreshments and have lunch.
Please note that for the safety and welfare of all our visitors it will not be possible to enter Ely Cathedral with large packages or luggage. There may be security searches of smaller items as part of the entry procedures. The Cathedral also has disabled access.
Further details from Robyn Mitchell 01733 512023 or Judy Gardiner 01733 562891