Bishop's Way Walk

'Hundreds of years ago, before the fens were drained, Downham-in-the-Isle was a real island among flat and boggy reed fen. It was here that Aethelwold, Bishop of Winchester, set up his monastic settlement in 970. The estate grew and prospered for 500 years and played host to many Bishops from Ely ...'

Distance (miles)
Starting from
Ely Cathedral, Ely, , East Cambridgeshire
Type of Walk

'Following mediaeval tracks out across the fens, the Bishop's Way takes you along the route used by the Bishops of Ely to their palace in Downham.'

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