The Group Visitor Guide is designed to help organise group trips and outings to the East of England.Within its glossy pages you’ll find details of major tourist attractions, places of interest, hotels and more from across East Anglia. Each listing provides essential information such as opening times, parking facilities and group discounts. Before you book your trip we highly recommend that you contact attractions directly to pre-book your trip in advance and confirm details
such as admission prices, opening times, parking and wheelchair access.
Group Visits to Ely Cathedral A medieval wonder set in a beautiful riverside city with easy access from all major routes Photo: Timothy Selvage • Coach pick-up and drop-off bays outside main door of the Cathedral • Preferential group rates plus a ‘meet & greet’ service • Bespoke packages to include Personal Guide, Ground Floor & Tower Tours, Brass Rubbing, Lunch or Afternoon Tea • Restaurant, Café & Gift Shops • Stained Glass Museum • Monastic Buildings & Gardens • Major Film & TV Location (The King’s Speech & The Crown) • Beautiful Riverside & Shops Groups Co-ordinator: 01353 660359 / www.elycathedral.org
Cambridgeshire The Fitzwilliam Museum Collection includes antiquities, applied arts, illuminated manuscripts and paintings. All groups will need to be booked at least one week in advance. Open times: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 12-5pm Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB Tel: Tel: 01223 332904 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk Peterborough Cathedral Peterborough Cathedral One of the finest Norman buildings surviving in Europe today and is a UK landmark. Guided tours can be arranged as part of group visits. Open times: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12pm-3pm Parking: Coach Park on Bright Street (PE1 2ED). Peterborough, PE1 1XS Tel: 01733 355307 www.peterborough-cathedral.org.uk Peterborough Museum Amazing objects and interactive displays for all ages, the collections comprise over 200,000 items of great national and international importance. Groups can book to visit the museum in the evenings to explore the galleries or to have a guided tour. Tours last about 90 minutes. Open times: Tues-Sun, 10am–5pm Priestgate, PE1 1LF Tel: 01733 864663 www.vivacity-peterborough.com Welney Wetland Centre Explore wetlands, where incredible wildlife encounters take place everyday, set in the heart of the Fens. 15% group discount for groups of 12 or more. Open times: Open every day except 25 Dec. Parking: Free coach parking Hundred Foot Bank, Welney, PE14 9TN Tel: 01353 860711 www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/welney Wimpole Hall A working estate still guided by the seasons, with an impressive mansion and Home Farm. Open times: Open seven days a week. Hall partially open Nov-Feb, check website for details. Parking: Parking and drop-off points available. Arrington, Royston, SG8 0BW. Tel: 01223 206000 www.nationaltrust.org.uk Scudamore’s Punt tours and self-hire punts on the River Cam. Includes company information and historical information about punting and the river. Enquiries welcome for any size of group. Tel: 01223 359750 Quayside Punting Station, Magdalene Street, CB5 8AB www.scudamores.com eastlife.co.uk 39