There are two different sets of allotments in Sawston.

The ones behind Orchard Park near the medical centre are run by Parish Council: email

The ones on Mill Lane are run by John Huntingdon’s Charity: email


Sawston on Facebook

There are several Facebook groups devoted to Sawston:

Main group, with 7,300 members at the end of 2020. Moderated by an admin team. Note that you must answer the joining questions.

(To contact the page admins, go to
Unmoderated group, with 1,800 members at the end of 2020.
A forum for all those seeking to learn more about their ancestors, who originated from Sawston, and the surrounding towns, and villages.
To share information about shops, trades and healthcare in Sawston. To ask traders for quotations for work.
Historical photos and sharing memories.
Greener Sawston for those interested in green issues.


Sawston Scene

Award-winning village magazine

Published every two months since 1970. Now A4 size with 48 pages.

Buy at Spar, Searle’s Butchers, Sawston Post Office, or Cambridge Building Society (for now, not at the Children’s Society shop or Sawston Medical Centre in London Road).

£2: take one and drop your money in the box or pay with the rest of your shopping at Spar.

Subscribe for £5 a year for six copies, including delivery. Suscriptions run from the April–May issue.

Find out how to send in articles, buy advertising space, add events to the diary, check deadlines and sign up for reminders at the website.

Cafes Restaurants

The Green Room

80 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3HJ | 01223 400 004 |

Monday to Thursday: 8am to 4pm
Friday and Saturday: 8am to 11pm
Sunday: 9am to 4pm

Food served:
Every day: 8am to 11.30am and noon to 2.30pm
Friday and Saturday: 6.30pm to 9.30pm


High Street Dental Practice

47 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG | 01223 835 845 |

Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 1pm, 2pm to 5.30pm (Thursday to 7.30pm)

Saturday: 8.30am to 1pm


Falkner House Dentistry

Behind Post office, Mill Lane, Sawston, CB22 3HY | 01223 839 520 |


Nature’s Posy

British flowers fresh from the farm, grown on local fields near Duxford

07961 316742 |

Nature’s Posy on Facebook


BaroArch Design Lab

architectural design service for new builds, extensions, commercial buildings, retail properties and interiors | 07979 850 397 |


Green Weigh

60 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG |

Monday: closed
Tuesday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: closed

Green Weigh on Facebook


Boswell’s Bakery

67 High Street, Sawston, CB22 3BG | 01223 832 393

Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 4.30pm
Saturday: 7.30am to 3.30pm

Boswell’s on Facebook

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