Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2021


Hockeys Estate Agents in Snailwell

Selling or Buying in Snailwell?

If you are thinking of selling or buying a property and are looking for an estate agent in Snailwell, then please contact Hockeys 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.


Snailwell is a quiet village set in attractive countryside on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire boarder and is just 3 miles away from the historic horse racing town of Newmarket. The university city of Cambridge is around 17 miles away and is easily accessible via the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east. The market town of Bury St Edmunds is approximately 16 miles away.

For commuters there is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with Cambridge North Station and the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away.  

Village Information

Due to its close location to Newmarket, Snailwell has been heavily involved with the breeding and training of horses since the Jockey Club brought over 400 acres in the village in around 1882. Each May an annual fair, Snailwell Medieval Fayre is held in the village. There has been a church in Snailwell since at least the 11th century and nearby is Chippenham Fen, a 112 hectare National Nature Reserve. 


There is a traditional pub at the centre of the village (The George and Dragon), family run bed and breakfast and dog grooming service. The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket provides a great range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Renowned globally for thoroughbred horses and boasting two separate racetracks with quality horses competing throughout the season.