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4.9/5 Exceptional
12 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationAudley End House16 min drive
Popular LocationImperial War Museum Duxford27 min drive
Popular LocationMountfitchet Castle28 min drive
AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)37 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite (Cranwell)

    Room amenities

    • 226 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, Ensuite (Cranwell)
  • Double or Twin Room, Accessible (Drury - Disabled Friendly)

    Room amenities

    • 291 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsDouble or Twin Room, Accessible (Drury - Disabled Friendly)
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Kent)

    Room amenities

    • 118 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite (Kent)
  • Superior Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area


The Red Cow is located in Royston. Bishop's Stortford Golf Club and Ash Valley Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Bridge End Gardens and Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

Visit our Royston travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Audley End House - 16 min drive
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford - 27 min drive
  • Mountfitchet Castle - 28 min drive
  • Fitzwilliam Museum - 36 min drive
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Shepreth Station - 11 min drive
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 37 min drive


  • The Queens Head - 8 min drive
  • Sachin's - 8 min drive
  • The Chequers - 8 min drive
  • Fighting Cocks - 8 min drive
  • Cambridge Canteen - 9 min drive

About this property

The Red Cow

3-star bed & breakfast in Royston with free parking
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a restaurant, a library and multilingual staff. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. This bed & breakfast has 5 rooms.
The Red Cow offers 5 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free nearby parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant


  • Library

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property



Check-in between 5:30 PM and 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Please note: Breakfast is not available on Mondays at this property.

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

The Red Cow Royston
The Red Cow Bed & breakfast
The Red Cow Bed & breakfast Royston

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Red Cow and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Red Cow offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Red Cow cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property; nearby parking is also free.
What time is check-in at this bed & breakfast?
Check-in is from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Red Cow?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this bed & breakfast located?
Situated in Royston, this bed & breakfast is within 9 miles (15 km) of RSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve, Imperial War Museum Duxford and Audley End House. Saffron Walden Museum and Market Square are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Red Cow

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Such comfort and luxury

Beautiful rooms. Conveniently located next to the pub. Great breakfast. Didn’t arrive in time for dinner but menu looks nice. Porridge on the breakfast menu please

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    The room was a little small but the quality and comfort MORE than made up for it. Brand new amenities, comfortable bed, amazing bathroom and pub food was excellent.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Beautifully renovated accommodation. Homely pub with a great ambiance.

    Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019