Living in Bar Hill
Bar Hill is a vibrant village in south Cambridgeshire, originally built in the 1960s on farmland. Its close proximity to the thriving, cultural Cambridge city centre, along with its access to the A14, M11 and A1 roads make it a perfect area to live for commuters.
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Bar Hill is best known for…
Bar Hill is best known for its close proximity to Cambridge city, which offers world-class education, science parks and the renowned Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Bar Hill is located in the borough of Cambridge.
Shoppers will enjoy visits to The Mall, which offers various high street shops and restaurants to enjoy, as well as its own Tesco supermarket. Also just a short drive away is Cambridge city centre, home to a selection of historical attractions such as Cambridge University and several museums, one of which being the University of Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum, which houses world-class collections of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations. You can also go for a punt on the River Cam, enjoy a picnic in the park or join a walking tour of the city.
There is a frequent bus service into Cambridge, as well as access to the A14, M11 and A1 roads. Bar Hill’s nearest train station is in Cambridge, which offers services to London Liverpool Street, London Kings Cross, Stansted Airport, Ipswich and Birmingham.
Sports and leisure facilities
The village has two fields, one of which being the village green which is used to host sporting events and council events, like the village féte. Hallmark Hotel Leisure Club and Spa has its own 18-hole golf course, as well as an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, two tennis courts and a cardio and resistance gym. Avid cyclists can make use of Bar Hill’s designated cycle path into Dry Drayton village.
Our favourite places
We love a day out on the open bus in Cambridge, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, followed by a punt on the River Cam.
Harriet Harvey, Branch Partner of haart Bar Hill Estate Agents comments:
“I love living within such a friendly community, with excellent schools, beautiful walks in the countryside and with easy access to the vibrant, multi-cultural and historic city of Cambridge. Days off work can be spent walking my dogs along the river with views over farmland as far as the eye can see, or shopping and lunching in Cambridge. An hour’s journey on the train and you are in London, 30 minutes’ drive on the M11 and you can be jetting off from Stansted Airport.”