Ely is a charming city in Cambridgeshire with a diverse history, yet just 16 minutes away from the tranquillity of Wicken Fen Nature Reserve. Ely Cathedral dominates the skyline, sitting on high ground above the Fens, and together with quaint streets and beautiful stretch of riverside, gives this location its unique character.
On your doorstep
With a variety of high street and independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, there’s always something to see and do in Ely. Plus, you can grab a coffee or a takeaway from Ely Leisure Village nearby. There’s a great range of pre-school, primary and secondary schools all within walking distance of Lantern Croft, including Isle of Ely Primary School located within the new Orchard Green community.
Enjoying life at Lantern Croft
When it comes to keeping active, you’ll be spoilt for choice with nearby Hive Leisure Centre or Ely Tennis Club, Rugby Club, Golf Club & Sailing Club all within a 5-minute drive of Lantern Croft. If you’d prefer more leisurely pursuits, you can catch a movie at Cineworld or take a trip to the waterside to visit the art gallery or listen to music in Jubilee Gardens.
Getting out and about
Just 2 minutes to the A10, Lantern Croft is within easy commutable distance to Cambridge 15 miles away. The nearby station makes Ely a perfect location for commuters into London, with a journey time of 1 hour 15 minutes into London Kings Cross and you can reach Peterborough in 34 minutes too.