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Harston is located close to the M11 and 5 miles (8.05 kilometres) to the south of Cambridge, with a regular train service from Foxton station also providing access into Cambridge and London. There is also a cycle path from the village leading to Addenbrooke's Hospital. 

Village Information

This popular south Cambridgeshire village boasts many impressive period homes including Harston House which is a grade II listed and dates back to the 17th century.

Primary schooling is provided by Harston & Newton Primary School, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted while the secondary school catchment comes under Melbourne Village College, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, located 6 miles (9.66 kilometres) away.

Typically, as with many villages of this size, the village hall is a central and well-used facility which holds regular events, classes and groups.


There is a general store with post office, a recreation ground with pavilion, petrol station, a kitchen and interior shop with a supermarket around 3 miles (4.83 kilometres) away in Trumpington.

The Queens Head, which is a traditional public house with a cosy bar, wonderful beer garden and children's play area offers authentic Thai cuisine, with a restaurant and take away service available.

Updated 19th April 2020.


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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.