Ely is one of the treasures of the Fens. With a cathedral dating back to the 11th century and deep ties to the Lord Protector of England, it is an absolute delight for anyone interested in history.
A couple of years ago, in the midst of university-related panic, I found myself volunteering at the hidden jewel that is the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society.
The Great Fire of London was not the only noteworthy event of the year, as highlighted by the fascinating narrative of Rebecca Rideal’s 1666.
With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, and my parents keen to make the most of their National Trust membership, I recently visited the beautiful Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk.