Cambridge and return canal boat holiday
3 Night Cruise
4 hours per day
Begin your relaxing narrowboat holiday from our hire base in Ely, in the picturesque heart of the Fenland waterways, overlooked by its magnificent cathedral. Our fleet of Duchess 2 and Duchess 4 narrow boats offer boating rental holidays for parties of 2 to 5 people and a selection of routes that will see you cruising through cities, towns and villages along the beautiful waterways on your holiday afloat, making Ely the ideal hire base to begin exploring Cambridgeshire.
Below are the boat types that are available to hire from this base. When you start your Fenland waterways holiday search all the boat options and dates that closely match your desired departure date and party number will be presented to you.
SEE BOAT AVAILABILITY
START DAYS: FRI 2.30PM – MON 2.30PM
Princess 2 Signature | Duchess 4 | Princess 4
START DAYS: SAT 2.30PM – TUES 2.30PM
The Lamb Hotel. 2 Lynn Road, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4EJ
Double Room from £115 Single Room £70 per night including breakfast
The Lamb Hotel Tel: 01353 663574
The Riverside Inn. 8 Annesdale, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4BN
£90-£140 per room per night inc. breakfast
www.riversideinn-ely.co.uk Tel: 01353 661677
The Nyton. 7 Barton Road, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4HZ
www.thenyton.com Tel: 01353 662459
Travelodge. A10/A142 Roundabout,Witchford Road, Ely, Cambs. CB6 3NN
From £19 per night
travelodge.co.uk/hotels/26/Ely-hotel Tel: 0871 9846028
Ely Tourist Information Centre, Oliver Cromwell House, 29 St Marys
Street, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4HF
www.visitely.org.uk/visitor-information/tourist-information-centre/ Tel: 01353 662062
National Rail Enquiries:
www.nationalrail.co.uk Tel: 08457 484950
www.thetrainline.com Tel: 0871 244 1545
Nearest Airport: Stanstead
www.stansteadairport.com Tel. 0844 335 1803
Nearest Railway Station: Ely
A10 Taxis Tel: 01353 661010
Fencabs Tel: 01353 669966
Alans Taxis Tel: 01353 665050
Approximate prices: (Prices courtesy of A10 Taxis – subject to change)
Stanstead Airport to Bridge Boatyard £95
There are a number of good shops in Ely (inc. Sainsbury’s and Waitrose) and a Tesco supermarket close to the boatyard
FLYING INTO LONDON
From Heathrow airport, get the London underground tube to London Kings Cross station.
From Gatwick airport, get the Gatwick Express to London Victoria station, then get a London underground tube to London Kings Cross station.
From Stansted airport, get the London underground tube to London Kings Cross station.
From London Kings Cross station, get a First Capital Connect train to Ely
From Birmingham International airport, get train to Birmingham New Street station and then train to Ely.
Visit www.tfl.gov.uk to plan your route on the London Underground.
HOW TO FIND US BY CAR
From the South: M11 Exit at junction 14 then merge ontoA14. Exit at Junction 33 take first exit at roundabout marked A10. Followsigns to Ely for 12 miles. On outskirts of Ely take 3rd exit at roundabout marked Ely Rail Station. Follow sighns to Ely Rail Station (onA142 to Newmarket). Bridge Boatyard is situated on the sliproad for level crossing for high sided vehicles adjacent to Ely Rail Station.
From the North: M6 at Corley Service Area branch left and take A14 signposted Felixstowe. Exit at Junction 33 and follow directions as above.
Call today on ++44 (0)1527 575 115 and a Black Prince team member will be happy to help!