Fen Ditton

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Fen Ditton is a village on the north-east edge of Cambridge and is 11 miles (17.7 kilometres) west of Newmarket, just off the A14. 

Village Information

Fen Ditton is a popular village for commuters into Cambridge and has a number of rural pathways giving cycling and pedestrian access into the city and also hosts the annual Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival.

In between the village and the river Cam lies Ditton Meadows, a beautiful park providing a space for jogging or dog walking. 

There is a primary school in the village, rated good by Ofsted, with secondary schooling provided by Bottisham Village College, rated outstanding. The Cambridge North Academy secondary school is just over 2 miles (3.22 kilometres) away which is rated good.


There is a recreation ground located on Church Street which has facilities including a pavilion, cricket pitch, several football pitches, a basketball court and a children's play area  in addition to plenty of grasslands which are used for annual firework displays. There is an art gallery and three pubs, The Ancient Shepherds which is a pub and restaurant, formerly three cottages, with a beer garden and B&B accommodation. The Plough which was a former paper mill and coaching inn, situated on the river banks and The Kings Head, a traditional two bar pub with a large beer garden located opposite the church.

If you live in Fen Ditton 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 Fen Ditton

Updated 16th 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.