Season two of the Emmy award winning Netflix series The Crown hits screens on Friday.

And if you haven't caught up with the first series yet, there's still time to binge watch it, and enjoy the delights of the royal drama - including some amazing scenery, in which scenes of the series were filmed in Ely in Cambridgeshire.

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If you want your own royal-trip to Ely, here's some of the top things you must see and do:

1. Ely Cathedral

You can’t miss Ely Cathedral, huge, beautiful and the defining point of the city. Not only does it star in The Crown, scenes from the likes of Macbeth, Jupiter Ascending, The King's Speech, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and The Other Boleyn Girl have also been filmed there.

It’s no stranger to a bit of Hollywood stardom. It’s hosting a grand festive food fair November 18-19 too.


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2. Tearooms

Not as famous as York’s tearooms, but just as tasty, head to Peacocks Tearoom on the waterside. In springtime it’s covered in lovely purple wisteria, and year round has picturesque views of the river and Fens.


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Don’t miss the smoked salmon salad and homemade carrot cake!


3. Wicken Fen

Get out into the countryside surrounding Ely at Wicken Fen. The National Trust nature reserve is famed for its wetlands and 9,000 wildlife species.


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Great for a Sunday afternoon walk, bird watching and wild pony spotting.


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4. Oliver Cromwell’s House

Oliver Cromwell was born in nearby Huntingdon, but spent quite a bit of his life in Ely too.


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Take a guided tour of the house and learn about Cromwell’s life and political controversies and discover what 17th Century Life was like to boot.


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5. Ely Museum

If you’re into history, check out the historical Ely Museum.


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It’s home to Roman remains, Saxon stories and fossils you can get hands on with, and there are displays of archive footage of eel catching (a very ‘Fenland’ pastime).


6. Paddle boarding

The Fen Paddle Company offers stand up paddle boarding excursions for all abilities along the waterways around Ely and the Fens. You can even take a wildlife ‘surfari’ tour through Wicken Fen.

You’ll get to see the area from a different vantage point, and work your upper body in the process.


7. Bike ride

If you’re feeling up to it, try cycling from Cambridge to Ely – stopping off at the pub en route if your legs get tired! The river and countryside views are spectacular.


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