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The weather in Ely
The above is a climate diagram for Ely. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 23° However, temperatures can go lower than 1° in Ely in January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is March.
Pinpoint Englishness with holiday cottages in historic Ely
You'll discover the very heart of England when you stay in a holiday cottage in Ely – and not just geographically. Ely's ancient history and key cultural turning points in Britain were forged in this small medieval town.
English history in Ely
Ely Cathedral is perhaps the most important monument in Ely, built in the impressive Norman-Romanesque style. The complex dates back to the 7th century but the impressive octagon wing is typical of the Decorated Style, some 300 years later.
Get up close to one of the heroes of English history, Oliver Cromwell, at his dedicated museum house. There's even an Escape Room where you can learn about the fascinating intrigues that governed his life and death first-hand.
Exploration around Cambridge
Every Christmas a choral evensong is broadcast from Cambridge University Chapel's Gothic architraves throughout the country. For many the chapel, which dates from the time of King Henry VIII, is a symbol of the country's rich and romantic Christian heritage and an important link with the mentality that belies modern Britishness.
Try one of the famous Fitzbillies buns indulged by the Monty Python cast during their time at the University and go punting on the Cam River. Take some fizz and berries to enjoy yourself as you glide underneath the ornate Bridge of Sighs and past the 'backs' of the colleges with their walled gardens scented with ancient wisteria.
Folk festivities in Cambridgeshire
Ely Folk Festival is the heart of Cambridgeshire culture. Middle England's most eccentric squires gather to celebrate the eclecticism of the county with appropriately bohemian events. Some of the best folk acts in Britain perform at the event held annually in July. There's some much more to this friendly festival however. Morris dancing, real ale, and ceilidhs kick off the celebrations, with workshops and jam sessions rounding out this distinctly hippie festival.
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