Office hours 9.30am–5.30pm Monday to Friday.

+44 (0)1954 718881


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Our site map (PDF) is available here.

For our Site Accessibility Guide, visit the AccessAble website here.

Access information for our online programme is available here (PDF).

If you have any comments or suggestions about our online accessibility, or you need something else to be able to participate yourself, please contact our Deputy Director, Lorna O'Brien on lorna.obrien@wysingartscentre.org or call us on 01954 718881.

Wysing Arts Centre is located outside the village of Bourn, nine miles west of Cambridge.

We no longer hold exhbitions but we do host regular events like artists’ talks, in-conversations, music events, performances and family activities. See the What’s On section of this website for up to date information.

During the periods when there are no events taking place, we operate studios for artists, international artists' residencies, artistic retreats, school and research visits, and young peoples' programmes.

Studios are open by appointment and are occupied by artists living in the area and those taking part in international artists’ residencies.

If you would like to come speak to us, browse our shop or use our coworking space, our Reception is open in the week.  

Reception opening hours are: 

Monday 9:30 - 13:00

Tuesday 9:30 - 17:30

Wednesday 9:30 - 17:30 

Thursday 9:30 - 17:30 

Friday 9:30 - 13:00

Please note that Reception is closed on the last Thursday of the month for our Team Research Day. 

At any time, you are welcome to picnic in the grounds of our rural site and see the outdoor sculptural installations.


SITE CLOSURE:  we will be closed to the public for a private event on Saturday 22 June 2024 

Visitor Information

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Wysing Arts Centre is situated just outside Bourn, nine miles west of Cambridge on the B1046 between the villages of Toft and Longstowe. We have ample on-site parking for vehicles and bicycles.

Allow 20 minutes from Cambridge, 25 minutes from Royston and 15 minutes from the M11 J12 and 25 minutes.

From North and South on the M11, take Junction 12 and head towards Sandy. After 300 yards take a right turn to Barton, Comberton and Toft. Wysing is on this road two miles past Toft. Do not turn into Bourn, Wysing is 600 metres past the Bourn turning and is well signposted.

From Royston take the A1198 north. Drive into Longstowe. Just before leaving the village take the right hand turn signposted Bourn, Toft and B1046. Wysing is 500 Metres on the right (before Bourn).

Buses run hourly from Cambridge at 45 minutes past the hour, Monday to Saturday.

From Cambridge Bus Station on Drummer Street take the No 18 from Bay 5 and alight at Bourn, at the Golden Lion bus stop (next to The Willow Tree pub).  From the bus stop in Bourn walk back out of the village towards the B1046.  At the triangle turn right, signposted for Longstowe, and walk along the verge of the B1046 for half a mile. Wysing Arts Centre is over the brow of the hill on the left.

Travel Information

Wysing Arts Centre is close to several public footpaths.

Wysing is ten miles west of the centre of Cambridge and takes 45-60 minutes to reach by bike. There are segregated cycle paths out from Barton Road in Cambridge through the villages of Barton, Comberton and as far as Toft. Wysing is a further two miles from Toft by road. A map of the route from Cambridge Train Station is available here.

The nearest stations are Cambridge and Royston.

From Cambridge, take a taxi direct to Wysing or take a bus to Cambridge central bus station and then catch the No 18 bus from Cambridge Bus Station on Drummer Street.

From Royston take a taxi direct to Wysing. There are no direct buses from Royston to Bourn.

Travel Information

There are a number of outdoor sculptural installations across our rural site. More information here. Visitors are welcome at any time during office hours to view the works.

Outdoor Sculptures