New Homes in Bottisham
Live the life
Located in the east of Cambridgeshire and just a short commute from Cambridge, Bottisham is a quaint village surrounded by countryside and within easy reach of city centre amenities. Whether you're exploring museums, taking a shopping trip or enjoying a walk through country parks, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Bottisham.
Things to see and do
If you love exploring the great outdoors, there are lots of green spaces close to your new home in Bottisham where you can explore the countryside. Rookery Woods is popular for local walks, while Wandlebury Country Park and Milton Country Park are nearby.
Cambridge is only a short drive from Bottisham, where you can enjoy the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, visit the Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge Science Centre, or go shopping at the Grand Exchange. The Corn Exchange hosts regular theatre shows, while other places of interest in the city include the River Cam, The Centre for Computing History and The Polar Museum.
Bottisham is also close to Newmarket, where you’ll find the National Horse Racing Museum, Devil’s Dyke and the town’s famous racecourses, The July Course and The Rowley Mile. Family attractions close-by include Linton Zoo, The National Dragonfly Project and Burwell Museum.
If you’re moving to the area with school-age children, it’s good to know that Swaffham Bulbeck CofE Primary School, Bottisham Village College and St Bede’s Inter-Church School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
For older children and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University are both within commuting distance, ideal if you don’t want to study far from home.
Getting to Bottisham
If you're looking for a village with good transport links, Bottisham is well-connected by road to Cambridge, Newmarket and other local towns and cities. The nearest major train station is in Cambridge, with regular services to London taking around 50 minutes to reach the capital.
Bottisham is a 10 minute drive from Newmarket, 15 minutes from Cambridge and 45 minutes from Peterborough. The journey to the village takes 55 minutes from Ipswich and one hour from Luton.
When you’re going on holiday, London Stansted Airport is only a 35 minute drive away via the A11 and M11.