Fen Drayton

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fen Drayton

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If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for a Fen Drayton estate agent, then please contact us 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.


The village of Fen Drayton lies approximately 10 miles (16.09 kilometres) from Cambridge, St Ives, a historic market town is just 5 miles (8.05 kilometres) away, and 9 miles (14.48 kilometres) to Huntingdon which offers a mainline train station.

Village Information

Access to Cambridge is via the A14 or via the guided busway located within the nature reserve which continues to Addenbrooke's hospital and westbound to St Ives. Alongside the route is a cycle path, often used by walkers and runners alike.

The village itself is picturesque with the conservation area encompassing the High Street, comprising many thatched and period homes. The village is home to a quaint pub, The Three Tuns which dates back to the Tudor times and is well known for their Sunday lunches. Meals are served throughout the week and a village shop also operates from the pub which is a popular pit stop for ramblers being a short walk to the RSPB nature reserve. Fen Drayton Lakes, which is home to many species of wetland birds as well as many native birds and animals.

Hockeys have been proud sponsors of the Fen Drayton 10k and Fun Run since 2011.


There is a village green and children’s park, Montessori nursery, a small and successful Primary school which feeds into Swavesey Village College which was rated outstanding by Ofsted in 2020.

Map of local facilities in Fen Drayton

Updated 19th April 2020.

If you live in Fen Drayton 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.