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Horningsea is a village just 4.5 miles (7.24 kilometres) from the centre of Cambridge and 13 miles (20.92 kilometres) south of Ely.

Village Information

Horningsea is a small and picturesque village lying next to the River Cam and is classified as a conservation area.  The village is popular for commuters, offering excellent access to the A14 and the north and east sides of Cambridge.  There is a regular train service at Waterbeach station providing convenient access into Cambridge and London. 

Local community events include an art group, parent and toddler group, and a horticultural society.

Primary schooling is available at Fen Ditton Primary School, rated 'Good' by Ofsted, with secondary schooling available at Bottisham Village College, approximately 6 miles (9.66 kilometres) from Horningsea to the east, which is rated ‘Outstanding’.


There are two pubs in the village, The Plough and Fleece which has a front room set for dining, a main bar with conservatory extension and a large beer garden with pleasant views over the River Cam. The pub features weekly live music a weekly pub quiz, Pétanque, a book club and a bridge night.  The second pub is the Crown and Punchbowl which was refurbished in 2016 and has a bar area and three separate dining areas.

Other local amenities include St Andrews church, a children's playground and a large garden centre with a cycle shop.


Updated 16th 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.