Welcome to Histon Road Cemetery

The Cemetery is located about one mile north of Cambridge City centre between Histon Road and Victoria Road. histon road tomb

Gates from both these busy thoroughfares are joined by a wide gravel path through the centre of the Cemetery. Do take a stroll through to enjoy the tranquil green space and to look at the interesting memorials. If you are unable to visit then enjoy our website!

Established in 1843 by the non-conformist community, Histon Road Cemetery was one of only three in England designed by the leading Victorian garden designer J C Loudon. Now closed, it is cared for by Cambridge City Council working closely with the Friends of Histon Road Cemetery. As one of the best preserved examples of Loudon’s work the Cemetery is English Heritage grade II* listed.