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Ancient Shepherds

(6 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 3.7
  • Value 3.7
  • Friendliness 3.2
  • Cleanliness 3.8
  • Facilities 3.3
  • Service 3.3
  • Location 4.3

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Ancient Shepherds Information


The Ancient Shepherds is a traditional pub and free house in the charming village if Fen Ditton. A stone's throw from the River Cam on the outskirts of Cambridge, it offers a cosy welcoming space that is dog friendly. The Menu offers everything you would expect from a Classic British Pub, complemented by ever changing daily specials. The recently added ensuite rooms have all the comfort of modern living in a traditional setting. A Pétanque court is available for our customers. Lovely local area, with river walks & ideal for cycling Being a dog friendly pub animal lovers always find someone to talk to We keep one area free from dogs for those that like token there distance


  • Bar
  • Free high speed internet
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Restaurant
  • Weddings & private parties
  • Cleaning service
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Specially appointed rooms
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Pet bowls
  • Well lit path(s) to entrance
  • Wide entrance to property


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Accessible parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs
  • Children's play area

Business Facilities

  • Business facilities
  • Meeting rooms


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Half-board
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options


Check in: 15:00 till 21:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:30
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Dogs welcome
Accommodation type: Pub
Booking Terms and Conditions


  • Road from Cambridge train station (3.5 miles)

    we are approx 3.5 miles out from the city centre of Cambridge and the main Train Station 

    There is also a public bus from the centre which stops about 5 minutes walk away from the pub and is bus route Citi 3

  • Road from a14 east bound (0.7 miles)

    east bound you can leave at junction 34 and are minutes away from the village

  • Road from a14 west bound (5.6 miles)

    west bound leave at junction 35 and follow directions towards Cambridge travelling along Newmarket road past Marshalls car sales and when you arrive at the Traffic lights turn right into Fen Ditton - approx a 5-10 minutes drive

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