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Cambridgeshire
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Primary Destinations
Cambridge • Ely • Wisbech
Other Important Destinations
Chatteris • March
Current Highway Authorities
Cambridgeshire County Council • Peterborough City Council
Borders
Bedfordshire • Essex • Hertfordshire • Huntingdonshire • Lincolnshire • Northamptonshire • Norfolk • Suffolk
Highways England Roads
M11 • A11 • A14 • A47 • A428
This article is about the county.
For the highway authority, see Cambridgeshire Council
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Cambridgeshire is a traditional county in the Fens in the east of England. The Isle of Ely in the north had a separate county council (based in March) from 1888 to 1965, after which the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely existed until further boundary reform in 1974.

Geography & Economy

The B1098 and the Sixteen Foot Drain

Being in the Fens the county is largely flat and low-lying; at one time the Isle of Ely was a genuine island. With the exception of the county town of Cambridge the county is largely rural and traditionally agricultural. However, the county is perhaps now best known for the university city of Cambridge and surrounding technological area known as Silicon Fen. Tourist attractions not connected to a university include Ely Cathedral and Wimpole Hall.

Roads

A14 Cambridge bypass

The south of the county has a good network of roads radiating out of Cambridge, with the A11 and A1198 (former A14) being the main exceptions. Fen drainage ditches in the north generally dictate where roads run, with some roads and drains running parallel for quite a distance, although some older roads are more winding and stick to higher ground.

Most non-trunk roads within the county are maintained by Cambridgeshire County Council, although the roads within the extreme northwest of the county are maintained by Peterborough City Council. Highways England maintain the A47 in the north and M11, A11, A14 and A428 in the south; plans are underway to improve these roads west of Cambridge.

Route From To Length
A1 London Edinburgh 396 miles View
A10 Monument, London Hardwick Roundabout, King's Lynn 99.7 miles View
A1027 North Brink Harecroft Road 0.1 miles View
A1072 Witcham Toll Stretham 5.3 miles View
A11 London Norwich 61.8 miles View
A1101 Long Sutton bypass Bury St Edmunds 53.4 miles View
A1120 Newnham Road Newmarket Road 1.4 miles View
A1123 Hartford, Huntingdon Soham 23.7 miles View
A1131 Milton Road East Road 1.0 mile View
A1132 Cambridge Chesterton View
A1134 Cambridge Cambridge 10.2 miles View
A1135 Wisbech Walsoken 4.5 miles View
A1198 Royston Godmanchester 19.3 miles View
A1301 Trumpington Stump Cross 7.8 miles View
A1303 Madingley Newmarket 15.7 miles View
A1304 Six Mile Bottom Water Hall 9.4 miles View
A1307 Girton Haverhill 22.3 miles View
A1309 Trumpington Milton 6.2 miles View
A132 Colchester Godmanchester 57.3 miles View
A14 Catthorpe Felixstowe 137 miles View
A14 Royston Alconbury 26.5 miles View
A141 Guyhirn Huntingdon Bypass 26.7 miles View
A142 Newmarket Chatteris 25.9 miles View
A1421 Haddenham Witcham 2.3 miles View
A150 Wisbech Long Sutton 8.6 miles View
A428 Coventry Cambridge 82.5 miles View
A505 Leighton Buzzard Great Abington 49.2 miles View
A5160 Dunstable Bourne Bridge 39 miles View
A601 Luton Bourn Bridge 33.5 miles View
A603 Bedford Cambridge 29.9 miles View
A604 Barton Seagrave Parkeston Quay, Harwich 85 miles View
A605 Thrapston Guyhirn 35.1 miles View
B1039 Royston Wendens Ambo 11.2 miles View
B1040 Biggleswade Crowland 50.5 miles View
B1042 Sandy Wimpole Lodge 11.5 miles View
B1045 Hills Road Cambridge railway station 0.3 miles View
B1046 Eynesbury, St Neots Barton 17.2 miles View
B1046 Newnham Road Newmarket Road 1.4 miles View
B1047 East Barnwell Fen Ditton 1.3 miles View
B1047 Gonville Place Milton Road 1.0 mile View
B1048 Huntingdon Road Milton Road 0.7 miles View
B1049 Cambridge Wilburton 10.7 miles View
B1050 Bar Hill Chatteris 17.8 miles View
B1052 Wendens Ambo Burrough End 17.0 miles View
B1061 Sturmer Newmarket 13.9 miles View
B1063 Newmarket Clare 16.2 miles View
B1072 Coates Guyhirn 5.6 miles View
B1085 Fordham Lidgate 12.2 miles View
B1087 Haddenham Witcham Toll 2.3 miles View
B1088 Cambridge Road Back Hill 0.4 miles View
B1093 Whittlesey Hole in the Wall Farm 21.1 miles View
B1094 Iron Bridge Nordelph 5.4 miles View
B1094 Whitmore Street Barr's Street 0.2 miles View
B1095 Stanground Pondersbridge 4.0 miles View
B1096 Ramsey Benwick 5.7 miles View
B1097 Whittlesey March 9.8 miles View
B1098 Chatteris Three Holes 12.4 miles View
B1099 March By Pass Bedlam Bridge 5.5 miles View
B1100 Welney Christchurch 2.3 miles View
B1101 Wimblington Elm 11.1 miles View
B1101 Bury St Edmunds Outwell 39.2 miles View
B1102 Stow Cum Quy Mildenhall 17.3 miles View
B1103 Burwell Newmarket 4.4 miles View
B1104 Prickwillow Chippenham 9.0 miles View
B1104 High Street Newmarket Road 0.4 miles View
B1165 Spalding bypass Newton(E) 16.6 miles View
B1166 Market Deeping Leverington Common 22.3 miles View
B1167 Thorney By Pass Gedney Hill 7.2 miles View
B1169 Leverington Common Leverington 1.3 miles View
B1170 Wisbech East railway station West Street 0.2 miles View
B1171 South Brink Wisbech East Station 0.4 miles View
B1172 North End Leverington Road 0.6 miles View
B1173 Wisbech Walsoken 1.3 miles View
B1187 Guyhirn Parson Drove 3.8 miles View
B1368 Puckeridge Hauxton 19.6 miles View
B1379 Great Chesterford Great Shelford 8.2 miles View
B1381 Earith Sutton 4.9 miles View
B1382 Ely Shippea Hill(NW) 6.3 miles View
B1409 Lynn Road Norwich Road 0.2 miles View
B1410 Fordham Kennett End 4.9 miles View
B1411 Ely Gold Hill(S) 9.7 miles View
B1441 Guyhirn Wisbech 6.7 miles View
B1442 North Brink Harecroft Road 0.1 miles View
B1443 Stamford Thorney 18.0 miles View
B1506 Newmarket (NE) Kentford 4.6 miles View
B198 South Brink Walton Highway 4.6 miles View
C140 Melbourn Road Kneesworth Street 0.4 miles View
C166 0.2 miles View
C167 1.0 mile View
E112 Felixstowe St Neots 85.9 miles View
E15 Inverness Dover 640 miles View
E24 Coleshill Ipswich 140 miles View
E28 Birmingham Ipswich View
East Coast Motorway M11 junction 9 Thirsk / Sunderland 227 miles View
Ermine Street London York 188.5 miles View
Icknield Way Salisbury(?) Hunstanton(?) View
M11 Woodford, Essex Girton, Cambridgeshire 51 miles View
1 Dover Norwick View
51 Oxford Colchester View
POLO Channel Tunnel Harwich View
T15 Birmingham Great Yarmouth View
T2 London Norwich View
T31 London Kings Lynn View
T45 Ipswich Weedon View
T46 Royston Alconbury View 

Key

Motorway
Primary Route
Non Primary Route
Former Motorway
Defunct Route
E Road
Future Motorway
Future Primary
Future Non Primary
Historical Route
Tourist Route
Roman Road
Unbuilt Motorway
Unbuilt Primary
Unbuilt Non Primary
National Cycle Network
Cycle Route
Eurovelo Cycle Route



Cambridgeshire
JunctionsBar Hill Junction • Dry Drayton Junction • Duxford Interchange • Fen Ditton Junction • Fen Drayton Interchange • Flint Cross • Girton Interchange • Guyhirn Roundabout • Haggis Farm Interchange • Histon Interchange • Hunts Road Roundabout • M11 J9 • Milton Interchange (Cambridgeshire) • Mitcham's Corner • New Cut Roundabout • Nine Mile Hill • Oversley Lodge Roundabout • Pampisford Interchange • Quy Interchange • Redmoor Lane Roundabout • Station Road Roundabout (Thorney) • Stump Cross Interchange • Trinity Foot Junction • Waterhall Interchange • Westfield Interchange
RoadsA1 • A10 • A1027 (Wisbech) • A1072 (Cambridgeshire) • A11 • A1101 • A1120 (Cambridge) • A1123 • A1131 • A1132 • A1134 • A1135 • A1198 • A1301 • A1303 • A1304 • A1307 • A1309 • A132 (Colchester - Huntingdon) • A14 • A14 (Royston - Alconbury) • A141 • A142 • A1421 • A150 • A428 • A505 • A5160 • A601 (Luton - Bourn Bridge) • A603 • A604 • A605 • B1039 • B1040 • B1042 • B1045 • B1046 • B1046 (Cambridge) • B1047 • B1047 (Cambridge) • B1048 (Cambridge) • B1049 • B1050 • B1052 • B1061 • B1063 • B1072 (Cambridgeshire) • B1085 • B1087 (Cambridgeshire) • B1088 • B1093 • B1094 • B1094 (Whittlesey) • B1095 • B1096 • B1097 • B1098 • B1099 • B1100 • B1101 • B1101 (Bury St Edmunds - Outwell) • B1102 • B1103 • B1104 • B1104 (Burwell) • B1165 • B1166 • B1167 • B1169 • B1170 • B1171 • B1172 (Wisbech) • B1173 (Wisbech) • B1187 • B1368 • B1379 • B1381 • B1382 • B1409 • B1410 (Cambridgeshire) • B1411 • B1441 (Guyhirn - Wisbech) • B1442 (Wisbech) • B1443 • B1506 • B198 (Wisbech) • C140 (Hertfordshire) • C166 (Hertfordshire) • C167 (Hertfordshire) • E112 (Old System) • E15 • E24 • E28 • East Coast Motorway • Ermine Street • Icknield Way • M11 • NCN1 • NCN51 • POLO • T15 (Britain) • T2 (Britain) • T31 (Britain) • T45 (Britain) • T46 (Britain)
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