- 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.
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
Wine tastings & wine courses, private events and birthday parties. Gift vouchers that last 2 years. WSET exam courses. 5-star reviews.
Specialising in all manners of locks and security systems that can protect your home or secure your business premises.
An independent, family-run retail business specialising in the sale of new and second hand cameras both modern and vintage, binoculars and telescopes.
Our jewellery is distinctive, interesting and made with the supreme workmanship of the creative goldsmiths and silversmiths we choose to work with and who constantly surprise with their designs and ingenuity.
Family-owned jeweller since 1963 selling original pieces, plus work from other designers.
With over 10 years’ experience providing medically-led, clinically proven skin and body treatments; Cavendish Clinic believes that everyone deserves to look and feel incredible, inside and out. That's why they only choose to offer the most innovative and market leading treatments in the world, known for their results-driven excellence.
Cellini is an independent company of designers and makers of fine jewellery, self contained and complete with its own workshops.
We love chocolate as much as you do and we take care to make sure everything in our shop will delight chocolate lovers.
Christian Science is a prayer-based method of treating disease and alleviating suffering. It has been practiced by thousands of professional healers around the world for over 125 years.
Clare Hall is a college for advanced study at the University of Cambridge. We have beautiful grounds and gardens to explore. A British architect and long-time resident of Sweden, Ralph Erskine, was enlisted to build a resolutely modern community within Cambridge’s history-rich landscape.
Country Traditionals are the main UK importers of the hand crafted, hand decorated stoneware made by Ceramika Artystyczna in Boleslawiec, Poland.
Combining food and culture, our modern eatery is the perfect spot to enjoy freshly prepared, homemade food whilst being able to peruse the contemporary exhibitions, art and antiquities within the museum walls.
Fabulous clothes and accessories, in a relaxed, non-intimidating environment with award-winning customer service.
David Parr House is an ordinary terraced house with an extraordinary hand-painted interior. Home to the Victorian working-class artist, David Parr and his family, the house is an example of Arts and Crafts workmanship layered with 20th-century social history.
Decathlon makes sport accessible to the many by designing, producing and selling great value sports products all over the world. Our Cambridge store in the Grafton Centre is home to 25 sports experts waiting to share their knowledge with you. We also offer bike servicing and repairs in our in store workshop.
DNA design LAB is a bespoke rug design studio. We design in the UK and handmake in India. Clients can choose our patterns to start a project with the colour combinations and sizes their desire. We make a rendering to preview the looks. Our rugs could be hand tufted or knotted. Materials options from natural wool, silk to recycled plastic. Lead time is normally 6-8 weeks. Prices depend on the materials and sizes and weaving methods.
University of Cambridge celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2009.