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Waterbeach is a large, well-served village, located approximately 6 miles (9.66 kilometres) north of Cambridge and 11 miles (17.7 kilometres) south-west of Ely.

Village Information

Waterbeach is a fantastic village for commuters as it has a railway station running on the Fen Line between Cambridge and Kings Lynn. It also offers good road access onto the A10 and  A14.

Waterbeach has been around since the 12th century and has still kept much of its heritage including Denny Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery which is now used as a farmland museum

To the east of the village runs the river Cam which is used by the Cambridge Motor Boat Club and the Cam Sailing Club. The recreation ground is well-equipped with two football pitches, a cricket pitch, tennis court and is used by the Waterbeach Colts FC, a charter standard youth club.

Waterbeach Community School offers primary education with Cottenham Village College being the secondary school catchment of the village.


Local facilities include a social club, a library, fish & chip shop, Chinese takeaway, café, pharmacy, three newsagents, bakers, hairdressers, opticians, playgroup and a church.

There are three pubs in the village, The White Horse – a family run pub and restaurant specialising in authentic Italian food with freshly made pasta. The Sun Inn with a small pub garden at the front that overlooks the village green and has a small lounge with an impressive fireplace and a function room upstairs for live music. The Brewery Tap is situated opposite the former Waterbeach barracks and its military link is reflected by framed posters of regimental colours, badges and medals.

If you live in Waterbeach 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.