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Ely Eel

Ely lies in the heart of the Fens and was once an island surrounded by marshland and water that contained many eels. It is thought that the abundance of eels led to the name that the city bears to this day.*

Eels were historically part of the local staple diet as well as a valuable source [...]

1 Comment CherryPie on Nov 19th 2018

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
John 15:13 (KJV)

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Bags packed we went to breakfast and had another enjoyable breakfast and conversation with George. We settled our bill and as we left the building we noticed that the air had an autumnal feel to it.

After deliberating where to visit before we set off on our journey home, we called in at Anglesey Abbey which [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 16th 2018

George greeted us as we came down for breakfast. Rachel served us with granola and yoghurt topped with fresh fruit followed by freshly cooked breakfast items of our choice. As we ate, we had an enjoyable conversation with George.

After breakfast we walked to Cromwell’s House to visit the Tourist Information Centre but we were too [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 14th 2018

We set off on our journey to Ely a little later than we had intended which, as well as the travel taking longer than expected, led us to change our plans and not pay a short visit  visit to Cambridge. Instead we broke our journey for lunch in Market Harborough. Being a Sunday the nice [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Nov 13th 2018

… from a weekend away

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 6th 2018