Selling or Buying in Coton?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Coton, 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.

Coton is a quaint village located just two miles west of Cambridge and surrounded by open countryside. Equidistant from junctions 12 and 13 of the M11, meaning access into Cambridge, London or Stansted Airport is highly convenient.


Coton is a quaint village located just 2 miles (3.22 kilometres) west of Cambridge and surrounded by open countryside, equidistant from junctions 12 and 13 of the M11, meaning access into Cambridge, London or Stansted Airport is highly convenient.

Village Information

The oldest building within the village is St Peter’s Church, originally built as a chapel in the 12th century it retains many original features.

The American Cemetery and Memorial is located on the Coton side of Madingley Road set within over 30.5 acres, the memorial is visible for miles around, each year they receive thousands of visitors from over the world.

Coton Orchard is also well-known as the suppliers of apple juice to many of the colleges in Cambridge.

This peaceful village also offers scenic walks into Cambridge along a public footpath which leads passed orchards and over the river Cam.

Coton is an ideal location for buyers looking for a quiet, peaceful village yet being in proximity of Cambridge.


Coton has a primary school which received an outstanding rating from Ofsted in their most recent inspection, Comberton Village College is the secondary school catchment which also has a sixth form.

Other amenities in the village include The Plough which is popular gastropub serving seasonal food, seven days a week. A garden centre with on-site post office, farm shop, butchers and café. There also a village green, allotments and various sports clubs such as football, cricket and bowls.

If you live in Coton 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.

Map of local facilities in Coton

Updated 19th April 2020.

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.