Coton is a small village and civil parish three miles (about 5 km) west-by-north of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire, England. It belongs to the administrative district of South Cambridgeshire. The parish covers an area of 4 km². In 2000 it had a population of 720.
Coton has a primary school, a church (parts of which date from the 12th century) , a restaurant and pub (the Plough), a garden centre containing a Post Office, farm shop and cafe, football, cricket and bowls clubs, and a British Women's Institute group as well as other local clubs.
The Coton Footpath is a popular recreational cycle or walk from Cambridge to Coton. It begins in the city centre, crossing the River Cam, passing alongside the University's West Cambridge site south of Madingley Road, then crossing the M11 motorway, bypassing Coton Orchard and terminating at the village recreation ground. On the roads and gardens around Coton it is often possible to see Muntjac deer, descendants of escapees from Woburn Park in Bedfordshire.