Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Selling or Buying in Boxworth?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for a Boxworth estate agent, then please contact Hockeys on 01954 260940 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.


Boxworth is an attractive village situated approximately twelve miles to the north-west of Cambridge, junction 28 on the A14 and eight miles to the market town of St Ives. 

Village Information

A semi-rural setting with open countryside surrounding the village, neighbouring Elsworth, Conington, also Knapwell which offers beautiful walks within its woods. Today Boxworth has one public house remaining,  The Golden Ball Hotel is a traditional 16th Century thatched Inn just one mile from A14. They offer ten peaceful, modern en-suite rooms, with tea/coffee making facilities, they also host functions and are open daily for lunch and dinner, with a traditional bar and what they describe as a classic British menu.


The village is catchment for Elsworth primary school and Swavesey Village College, which in its last inspection early 2020 was rated as outstanding by Ofsted. With shopping in nearby Bar Hill and Cambourne, Swavesey services is located at the junction just off the A14 at Boxworth and comprises a petrol station with cash point and hotel, together with a food hall which includes a range of fast food concessions, M&S Simply Food, WHSmith, Costa and children’s play area.  

Map of local facilities in Boxworth

Updated 19th April 2020. 

If you live in Boxworth 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.