Ely Cathedral is located in the centre of this historic city and is surrounded by mediaeval monastic buildings, parkland and meadows. The famous Octagon Tower, sometimes referred to as The Lantern, is a wonder of the mediaeval world and globally recognized as a masterpiece of engineering decorated by the masterful coloured panels, designed by George Gilbert Scott. A photographer's magnet whether you have an interest in mediaeval architecture or an admirer of its breath taking beauty.