Selling or Buying in Sawston?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Sawston, then please contact Hockeys Estate Agents Cambridge on 01223 356054 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.


Sawston is found around 7 miles (11.27 kilometres) south of Cambridge and 8.5 miles (13.68 kilometres) north of Saffron Walden.

Village Information

Sawston is a large village situated on the banks of the River Cam and is an excellent location if you are looking for a village with useful transport links as it has access to the M11, A11 and London is easily accessible via the nearby Whittlesford train station.

There is also a cycle path which links the local villages together and makes it easy to cycle to the Babraham Park and Ride or into central Cambridge. There are two primary schools in the village, The Bellbird Primary School and The Icknield Primary School, both of which have been rated good by Ofsted. Sawston Village College is the secondary school and is also rated good.

Clubs range from numerous football teams, Army Cadets, Scouts and Brownies to a youth drama club making Sawston is a well serviced village on all fronts.


The village has a range of amenities and different clubs, with a mini supermarket, a health and beauty store, hardware store, café and much more.

Three pubs are located in the village, The Greyhound Traditional Pub and Restaurant, The White Lion which is a Grade II listed pub and dates back to the 17th century and The King's Head is also a hotel.

Updated 18th April 2020.

If you live in Sawston 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.

If you live locally and feel there is any incorrect or missing information in these village guides, then please do contact us as our aim is to keep them as up to date as possible to assist buyers moving into the area.