The beauty of Fenland and East Cambridgeshire is that you can enjoy the rural lifestyle while being nearby and within easy commute of urban areas, including Cambridge, Peterborough, Newmarket and Norwich. From Ely, you can be in Cambridge in under 15 minutes, Peterborough in 35 minutes and Newmarket and Norwich in approximately an hour.

Cambridge is a university city with plenty of things to see and do including shopping, punting on the River Cam, history tours of the university and dining out at a huge range of restaurants.

Peterborough has great shopping facilities with over 100 stores in the city. The area is also home to the beautiful Peterborough Cathedral, which is open to visitors and hosts many events as part of the Peterborough Celebrates campaign.

Newmarket is a traditional market town, renowned for its horseracing and home to the largest racehorse training centre in Britain. Going to the races is a great day out and you can enjoy an evening meal after in the town centre.

Norwich has lots of history and heritage for visitors to enjoy. There are great sightseeing opportunities alongside the facilities of a larger town, including shopping and entertainment.