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“What was once a lovely fen market town now very depressed”
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Wisbech
Ranked #12 of 30 things to do in Ely
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“What was once a lovely fen market town now very depressed”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Lovely market town with buildings well worth viewing - houses along the river and cresent near the church in the center of town.
market much diminished and town center very depressed.

Visited March 2013
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English first
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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514 reviews
203 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
“Georgian Architecture at its best”
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Wisbech, the capital of the fens is an old Georgian market town with some nice bits to explore along its riverside (Peckover House), Elgoods Brewery and gardens. A real gem to find is Octavia View, 10a -14 South Brink, Wisbech ....opening Times:
Wednesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm Access via the rear of the premises. Probably the best tea / coffee house in the county with a view of the river.

Visited June 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“tacky”
Reviewed 6 April 2013

we went there to collect an eBay purchase, struggled to find anywhere to eat, ended up in Wetherspoons where we waited ages

Visited September 2012
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“The Worst!”
Reviewed 11 February 2013

A few years back Wisbech was a wonderful, quaint market town but now it is a poor, run down, drab town which is not welcoming nor friendly. Market day is non exsistant, the shops look as if they are on their last legs. The town has groups of people hanging around every corner a bit scary to say the least. Not my idea of a day out or shopping trip. Stop at North Brink for NT house and Elgoods brewery then leave quickly.

Visited February 2013
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st neots
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wisbech”
Reviewed 9 November 2012

The old capital and port of the Fens. Lovely Georgian town houses along the water front. Usual town facilities and shops.

Visited February 2012
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