Abbey College Cambridge is an independent boarding school located on a truly outstanding modern campus in the heart of the historic university city of Cambridge.

Our campus comprises more than 45,000 square feet of teaching and support space and has been designed by our staff and purpose-built to perfectly fit the learning and boarding needs of our students.

Our campus includes:

  • 117 Single and 5 Twin ensuite student bedrooms with full board
  • Common rooms and social areas
  • 42 Fully equipped classrooms
  • 12 State-of-the-art Science laboratories
  • Library/Study
  • 2 Art Studios
  • 2 Dedicated music performance studios
  • Dining Hall serving all student meals
  • Fair Trade Coffee bar
  • Basketball Court
  • Assembly and Sports Hall
  • On-site security and CCTV
  • Secure bicycle storage

College Location

Our campus is located at Homerton Gardens, on a private road close to the centre of the historic university city of Cambridge. The city centre is a 25-minute walk (or 10-minute cycle ride) from campus. Cambridge train station is a 10-minute walk from the campus.

The area around the campus offers a modern leisure park within a 10-minute walk. This includes a cinema, tenpin bowling alley, hotel, supermarkets and a range of restaurants. It is also home to a live performance venue which hosts regular music, comedy and drama performances.

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden (CUBG) is located less than one kilometre from the college. The garden holds a collection of over 8,000 plant species from all over the world to facilitate teaching and research. It is also a lovely place to take a walk and is visited regularly by our students.

Our neighbours include Homerton College, where we hold our college graduation ceremony and Christmas ball, and which is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Hills Road Sixth Form College, the UK’s top-performing state-run college, and Cambridge University Press, which is the publishing arm of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge Assessment, Europe’s largest assessment agency and home to exam boards such as CIE and OCR, has its global headquarters located next door to the college.

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