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Papworth Everard is located approximately 10 miles (16.09 kilometres) from the historic university city of Cambridge and 6 miles (9.66 kilometres) to Huntingdon, both with mainline train stations to central London stations and beyond. There is easy access to the A428, A1, and the A14 is around 5 miles (8.05 kilometres) away. St Neots and Huntingdon are the closest train stations with both having direct lines into London Kings Cross.
As well as the vast facilities on offer in the village, schooling is also something that make Papworth Everard a great location to buy a property. There are two day nurseries which provide before and after school childcare, the village primary school, Pendragon Community, has been awarded a good rating with Ofsted and the village comes under the highly sought after Swavesey Village College catchment, rated outstanding by Ofsted.
The village green has an open-air lido and has football pitches which are regularly used by the adult teams and the Papworth Blasters junior youth team. There are also floodlit tennis courts, a bowls green, cricket field and a play area for younger children. Other sports and recreational facilities include the Papworth Runners which is a large, active club with is for members with a range of ability from beginners to experienced marathon runners. The Studio also holds a range of clubs and activities including modern dance and Zumba.
For those who prefer life on two wheels you can join the Papworth Peloton club who organise a mid week ride in the summer and regular group rides on a Sunday.
Residents who are more green fingered will be pleased to know that the village has a very active allotment association with just under 40 plots.
The scenic Pathfinder Long-Distance Walk is a circular course across gentle countryside stretching for 45 miles (72.42 kilometres) and goes through the heart of the village, which begins and ends at RAF Wyton.
The attractive village hall has a stage for entertainment and was fully modernised in 2015 and can be hired for functions and there are two churches, St. Peter's with a village choir and St. Luke's Methodist Church.
Pendrill Court is the hub of the village where you will find the community centre, the village shop which houses the post office, a café which becomes a micro pub in the evening and where you can have a pint of Mad Jack, Half Nelson or Crystal Ship among others hair. saloon, chip shop, library, delicatessen and a veterinary.
There is a doctors' surgery with combined pharmacy close by and an Indian Restaurant, which can be found near the edge of the village and is highly regarded in the local area.
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.