- There are over 250 Independent businesses in Cambridge to explore
- Cambridge has three shopping centres, The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade all offering visitors a mix of retail and leisure options
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If it’s shopping you are after Cambridge has it all, from some of the finest independent boutiques around, a seven day a week market and all the high street brands you might expect, you won’t be disappointed. There’s something for every budget, with luxury boutiques blending seamlessly alongside more affordable fare.
Cambridge has three shopping centres, The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade all offering visitors a mix of retail and leisure options you would expect to see. Our historic core and cobbled streets are home to a vast array of independent boutiques covering ladies and men’s wear, home furnishing and exquisite jewellery, to name but a few.
Cambridge isn’t a shopping destination that can done with a quick visit, take your time and explore everything we have to offer.
Find a selection of over 60 premium and high street retailers under one sky-lit roof.
The Lion Yard Shopping Centre, celebrating 40 years of offering a great selection of stores and places to eat
The Grafton is ideal for a great day out with shopping, eating and entertainment.
If it’s shopping you are after Cambridge has it all, from some of the finest independent boutiques around, a seven day a week market and all the high street brands you might expect, you won’t be disappointed.Learn more
Explore boutique shops, experience calming wellness treatments and indulge in delicious food in local restaurants celebrating seasonal produce.
Here are a few must-visit streets for keen shoppers to explore:
If you’re planning a shopping spree in Cambridge, these are the designer emporiums not to miss
Proudly championing beautiful, high quality furniture for over 130 years, Angela Reed has moved and evolved with the times, but we still value quality products and service above everything else.
Founded in 2001, we pride ourselves on sourcing the best and most unusual products delivered with exceptional customer service.
Discover University Arms quiet, relaxing Aromatherapy Associates treatment rooms, available to both hotel and non-hotel guests. Indulge in treatments for your body and skin that use the highest concentrations of natural ingredients, giving you a truly exceptional sensorial experience.
Quality fitted kitchens and furniture – from sliding wardrobes to alcoves and offices – within or below your budget but always above expectation.
Filled to the brim with must-have quality clothing, bric-a-brac, handbags, jewellery, men's wear, shoes and childrens clothes and toys!
An environment that makes everybody who walks through the door feel confident of both a warm welcome and an unrivalled fine art experience.
Solid and engineered oak flooring, Luxury Mineral Plank and Luxury Vinyl Tile flooring, wall panelling, doors and accessories.
New, electric, pre-loved & vintage bicycles, accessories, servicing & repairs.
Launching Spring 2023, Ben's Yard is a rural retail village on the edge of Ely welcoming your new go-to café/restaurant, fashion and lifestyle boutiques, head-to-toe spa services, artisan food hall, playground and a 6 acre event space all beautifully landscaped on the Stuntney Estate with marked trails through woodland, fenland and wildflower meadows.
An actual converted ambulance turned mobile workshop. Willing to take on any request, fixed gear, touring, gravel or otherwise, we will scour the earth to build your bicycle dream.
Online fashion boutique, Boudoir Femme presents beautiful womenswear collections from brands you’ll want to wear everyday including American Vintage, Bellerose, Moliin Copenhagen and more.
A cornucopia of some of the best names in contemporary fashion, from chic casual-wear to elegant evening attire and sharp tailoring for the modern woman.
A bike shop offering a range of bikes, cycling accessories and bicycle repairs.
Stunning collections of wedding dresses sourced from all over the world from leading designers.
Our innovative exhibition programme offers a unique selection of two and three-dimensional work, all in a friendly and welcoming environment.
Exceptional and unforgettable artisanal food, from producers who are passionate, dedicated and share our key values regarding sustainability, fantastic animal welfare and high quality produce.
Cambridge can boast of William Wordsworth, Samuel Pepys, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry and Prince Charles as alumni of the university.