Impington is a sought-after village located approximately 3 miles (4.83 kilometres) from Cambridge city centre and just north of the A14. 

Village Information

Both the A14 and M11 are only a short drive away making Impington a highly popular area for commuters.  The Guided Busway which runs from Huntingdon Railway Station to Trumpington Park and Ride, provides a direct link to Cambridge City Centre, Cambridge Railway Station, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Science Park and Cambridge North station.

Impington has a substantial recreation ground that covers 16 acres and includes seven football pitches, two cricket pitches, a tennis court, and a bowls green, as well as a children's play area and a community room.  Impington is home to three sports clubs - Histon Football Club who play in non-league football, a children's football club called the Histon Hornets and the Histon Cricket Club which fields a number of both adult and youth teams.

Schooling for 5-7 years olds is provided by Histon & Impington Infant School, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with 7-11 year olds attending Histon & Impington Junior School, rating ‘Outstanding’. Impington Village College is a mixed secondary school and international sixth form college which offer both A-levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, also rated ‘Good’.


Impington has the advantage of many shops and facilities in the neighbouring village of Histon but it also has a hotel with gym and restaurant, Calcutta Lake and fishing club, a village store and a historical landmark being Impington Mill.


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.