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The Old School B&B
Bed and Breakfast: 6853

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Pets Allowed:   Yes
Smoking Allowed:   No
Special Diets:   Yes
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  • Local, quality ingredients (as far as possible).
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    Quality accommodation in former village school located in a quiet village only a few miles west of Ely.

    The village can be accessed from either the A10 or A142 and is convenient for Ely, Cambridge, Newmarket, the Fens, Thetford Forest and the Norfolk coast.

    The Old School is set in an acre of gardens and horse paddocks, with splendid views across the Fens onto Ely Cathedral.

    The bedrooms and the breakfast room are all on ground floor level and have recently been tastefully re-decorated. They are accessible for guests with impaired mobility.

    Single occupancy on request.

    Wir sprechen Deutsch.

    Nous parlons Francais ici.

    Authentic continental breakfasts are our speciality, or we will serve a full English cooked breakfast with your choice of quality ingredients.

    Breakfast is prepared in the newly fitted, purpose built kitchen next to the breakfast room with split-level residents lounge.

    Residents are welcome to relax in the guest lounge and conservatory overlooking the garden in the afternoon over a cup of tea or coffee.

    There is access to a wide choice of books and information of local, geographical and historical as well as equestrian, canine and general interest.

    Guests are welcome by arrangement to use the kitchen to store, prepare and heat their own food or order in a take-way and use the breakfast room for dinner should they not wish to go out for an evening meal.

    Strictly a No Smoking establishment.

    Car parking in former school yard.

    Dogs very welcome, other pets by arrangement.

    Special rates for long-term stays of a week or over.

    Washing, Drying and Ironing Facilities.

    Pounds and Euros (cash and cheque) accepted on-site.

    Credit cards accepted via Online Booking Facility (see Check Availability).

    This property appears courtesy of ClickBedAndBreakfast.co.uk

    Double en-suite Room
    Double en-suite Room
    Twin Room
    Twin Room
    Single Room
    Single Room
    Breakfast Room
    Breakfast Room

    Pricing and Opening Times
    Seasons Open: Spring, Autumn, Winter.

    Double en-suite £33 (pppn, 2 sharing)
    Single en-suite £42 pppn
    Suite of two twin rooms with private bathroom: £28.50 (4 sharing) to £38 (single).

    Open All Year

    Family Rooms:
    Single Rooms:
    Double Rooms:
    Twin Rooms:
    Pet Facilities: Pets are allowed. Welcome Pets ! Approved. Dogs most welcome. No cats or small furry animals, please (we have Terriers !)
    Smoking Facilities: Smoking is not allowed. Strictly non-smoking.
    Special Diets Provision: Special diets are catered for. Vegetarian. Gluten/wheat-free.
    Disabled Facilities: There are disabled facilities. Ground floor bedrooms.
    Accessible bathroom coming soon.

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    SatNav users please note : Entering "CB6 2DB" into your system will take you near the Village Hall, which is just across the road and a little bit down the hill from us.

    Getting here by Car:

    Access to Coveney is from the A10 or the A142, approx. 2 miles / 3 km from each road along small and winding country lanes, so please drive carefully.

    From A142: The turn off to Coveney is between Witchford and Sutton. Drive slowly over the little bridge and follow the road into the village.
    Go straight ahead until you get to a T-junction with a turn-off to the right back to Ely.
    The Old School is straight ahead of you on the right with the entrance on Main Street, go through the single or double gates in the metal railings to the bottom of the school yard .

    From A10: The turn off to Coveney is on the A10 between the Ely roundabout and the Little Downham roundabout.
    The road is mainly single track with passing places.
    Follow the road until you get into the village slightly up a hill. On top there is a T-junction with The Old School on your right. Drive round the grassy triangle with the chestnut tree on your right to get better access to the gate into the school yard.

    Please note that we are NOT The School House at 10 Main Street.
    You have to go through the school yard to get to our front door. Please close the gate behind you carefully, our dogs might otherwise get onto the road !

    The nearest main railway station is Ely, with a good half-hourly to hourly service from London-Kings Cross on the King's Lynn line via Cambridge.
    There is a taxi rank at the station or transport can be arranged.

    The nearest airport is London-Stansted, about 50 miles / approx. 1hr drive away.

    There is a direct train service from Stansted to Ely as well as car hire, or a taxi service can be arranged.

    Boats can be moored at the marina in Ely.
    There is a taxi rank at the nearby railway station or transport can be arranged.

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