Selling or Buying in Whittlesford?

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Whittlesford is situated approximately 8 miles (12.87 kilometres) south from Cambridge and 8 miles (12.87 kilometres) north of Saffron Walden.

Village Information

Whittlesford is renowned for its village green and mainline station. In fact, the village is so well located for both road and rail as it close to the M11 and A11. The river Cam can be accessed easily for a nice river walk along the public bridleway leading you into Sawston.

In the centre of the village is a large village green and recreation ground with a recently refitted children’s park, a tennis court, and football and cricket pitches.  The recreation ground is used by Whittlesford Cricket Club and youth football club the Whittlesford Warriors.

Village attractions include The Old School Studio which hosts a broad range of arts & crafts workshops, and Provenance a restaurant and café/deli with a venue to hire for weddings and corporate events.

 The William Westley primary school in the village has attained a 'Good' rating by Ofsted and the secondary school catchment is Sawston Village College, also rated 'Good'.


Whittlesford provides some great amenities with a hotel/restaurant, village stores/post office, a health centre, vets, dentist, church, and the Orchard Pond Bed & Breakfast. 

The village also has two public houses which are both grade II listed - The Tickell Arms has a separate dining area and a great pub garden with verandah and impressive pond.  The Bees In The Wall is an atmospheric pub with a long split-level lounge opening onto a patio and large paddock garden.

If you live in Whittlesford 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.

Updated 18th April 2020.

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.