River Great Ouse
Historic buildings, culture and Cambridge University
The River Great Ouse is a beautiful river with a richly textured heritage landscape.
There’s a significant number of historic buildings, parks and ancient monuments. They provide a powerful reminder of the work and way of life of earlier generations, and are enjoyed by local people and visitors today.
Some Historic Attractions
- Ely Cathedral
- Cambridge Universities
- Birth place of Oliver Cromwell
- Stretham Old Engine near Ely
- The earliest example of a land drainage steam engine at Prickwillow Engine Museum
- The Museum of Fenland Drainage