Selling or Buying in Bourn?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for a Bourn estate agent, then please contact Hockeys on 01223 356054 to speak with one of our local village specialists.

Alternatively, click here if you wish to search online for any available properties in the village or here if you are thinking of selling and would like to arrange a face-to-face, free, no obligation, valuation. Just curious? Then click here for an instant valuation of your home.


The small village of Bourn is located within 8 miles (12.87 kilometres) of Cambridge city centre and is surrounded by several villages including Caxton, Eltisley and Cambourne. Bourn is located 12 miles (19.31 kilometres) from Royston railway station which provides a mainline to London King’s Cross and Cambridge. Royston also provides many larger shops such as Tesco, Morrisons and Aldi as well as some excellent restaurants and public houses which are located in the town centre. The village is also well-placed for many main roads such as the A505, A428, A14 and the A1.

Village Information

The village offers many amenities such as a post office/village shop, butcher, golf club, Church of England Primary School and a windmill, which is thought to be one of the oldest windmills in the country dating back to at least 1636. Bourn is also home to Bourn Hall Clinic which was founded in 1980 and is a world-famous clinic for treating and helping those with infertility.


The primary school is located at the edge of the village, adjacent to many open fields and in walking distance to most of the properties in the village. This primary school serves other surrounding villages such as Caxton, Longstowe and Kingston. Bourn falls into the catchment area of the well regarded secondary school at Comberton Village College.

Map of local facilities in Bourn

Updated 19th April 2020.

If you live in Bourn 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.