Life in Cambridge

Travelling to Cambridge

Information on how to Get to Cambridge and BAS offices by road, rail or air

Housing and accommodation

A guide to finding short or long term accommodation in Cambridge while working at BAS.

Renting in Cambridge

Where to find rooms, flats and houses to rent in Cambridge:

University of Cambridge Accommodation Service

BAS staff can use the University of Cambridge Accommodation Service. You need to register to access details of a number of properties that are available to rent. All the properties listed on the website are either:

  • Owned by the University
  • Privately owned and managed by the University
  • Private owned and managed

Once registered there is an approval process that will take no more than two working days. Once you have been approved you will be able to search for properties and rooms. There is a small charge for using this service, however it has been agreed that this fee will not be charged to the individual connected to BAS.

BAS internal bulletin board

BAS also has an internal bulletin board where adverts for accommodation can be placed. If you would like an advert to be placed on your behalf, please contact the Personnel Section.

Cambridge Lettings

Lettings agents in Cambridge and facility to email them all with your requirements:

The Cambridge Accommodation Notice Board

This is a free service to private landlords with residential property to let in Cambridge. People seeking accommodation in Cambridge may also advertise here for free.

Hotels and guest houses

Visit Cambridge lists hotels, guest houses, b&bs and self catering accommodation in Cambridge and surrounding villages.

Below is a list of guesthouses that have been used by BAS staff and visitors. However, BAS is in no way associated with these establishments and we have not inspected the premises.

Cityroomz Hotel
Station Road
Tel: +44 (0)1223 304050
Fax: +44 (0)1223 357286
Website: Cityroomz
Distance from BAS: approx 4 miles

Woodfield House (B&B)
Madingley Hill
Tel: +44 (0)1954 210265
Distance from BAS: approx 2 miles

Wallis Farm (B&B and self catering accommodation)
98 Main Street
Tel: +44 (0)1954 210347
Website: Wallis Farmhouse

Self Catering Accommodation

Mrs J Bland
Ponds End
39 High Street
CB24 8QE
Tel: +44 (0)1954 250986
Prices per week – £120 including electricity, heating and linen
Distance from BAS: approx 7 miles

Other accommodation websites