Selling or Buying in Barton?

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The village of Barton is located 5 miles (8.05 kilometres) south-west of Cambridge, close to junction 12 of the M11, providing convenient access to the A14 as well as into Cambridge and London by road, the A603 is also nearby which has links to the A505 and M1.

Cambridge railway station is approximately a 15-minute drive from Barton and provides train lines to London King’s Cross and Liverpool Street, making the village an ideal place to live for commuters.

Village Information

Barton also offers plenty of outdoor space with a full-size football pitch, tennis courts, children’s play area and bowls club. The recreation ground neighbours Barton’s Church of England Primary School which has very recently received a ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted and serves pupils from the nearby village of Grantchester.

The village is within the catchment area for Comberton Village College which has links to various further education institutions within the area, such as Cambridge Regional College, Hills Road and Long Road Sixth Forms.


The village has excellent amenities, including a traditional village store and post office, a car dealership with petrol station and mini supermarket, two public houses - The Hoops and The White Horse Inn and a rifle range.

Burwash Manor farm is a working organic farm set in 400 acres and has a children’s play area and two courtyards of converted farm buildings housing a collection of independent, unique shops, such as a café with both indoor and outdoor seating, beauty salon, art gallery, jewellers, haberdashery, delicatessen, clothiers, toy shop and more.

A famous landmark is the University of Cambridge Mullard Observatory

Map of local facilities in Barton

Updated 19th April 2020.

If you live in Barton and feel there is anything to add or correct in our village guide, then please do let us know as we aim to keep it as useful as possible for home buyers moving into this area.

Please note that Cambridge has a fine selection of independent and special schools, which have not been included. The information regarding schools, doctors and dentists contained in this infographic is based on information supplied by the GOV.UK website. You must seek clarification from the school itself to ensure that the area above is within the correct school catchment. Train line distances are straight line measurements.

If you live locally and feel there is any incorrect or missing information in these village guides, then please do contact us as our aim is to keep them as up to date as possible to assist buyers moving into the area.