As well as offering some of the finest independent boutique shopping areas and unique markets stalls in the region, Cambridge is also home to a number of elegant and inspirational shopping centres, offering all your shopping needs under one roof.
If you are planning on shopping in and around the market square side of the city, the nearest shopping centres to you will be Lion Yard Shopping Centre and Grand Arcade.
Grand Arcade is the region's leading shopping destination. Located in the heart of Cambridge, Grand Arcade offers a choice of 60 fashion, beauty, home, technology, jewellery and food retailers, top high street names, premium brands and a flagship John Lewis department store.
Our award-winning centre features an unrivalled mix of retailers over two sky-lit floors including LK Bennett, Ted Baker, Hollister, The White Company, Apple, Rigby & Peller, Russell & Bromley, Seanhanna Hair Salon, Guess Accessories, Kurt Geiger, Links of London, Radley, Kuoni Travel and the hottest high street labels, Topshop, River Island, Office, Schuh, La Senza , Warehouse and Wallis. The St Andrew's street boutiques include Ted Baker, Chocolat Chocloat, Penhaligon's and MAC Cosmetics. Personal shopping and styling services are available at John Lewis, Coast, L.K. Bennett and Hobbs.
Eating and drinking is part of the mix at Grand Arcade and there are options to suit all tastes including Carluccio's, The Brasserie at John Lewis, The Little Cupcake Company, Starbucks and Costa Coffee.
You can park for £1 an hour, after 5pm, every day at the 900-space Grand Arcade car park including shopmobility facilities and a free 500-space cycle park. Grand Arcade is near to the city centre stops for the Park & Ride and the Guided Bus services.
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A short stroll across Christ’s Pieces will take you to The Grafton - a shopping centre boasting over 60 stores, a multiscreen cinema, a variety of cafes and restaurants and big open spaces for events and exhibitions.
The Grafton is well serviced with 3 cash points, baby changing facilities, Shopmobility facilities and over 1100 car parking spaces. It’s easily accessible by public transport as all 5 Cambridge Park & Ride services stop regularly at The Grafton Bus Interchange.
And you don’t need to worry about the kids getting bored as The Grafton Kids Club runs on the last Sunday of every month. Hosted by our very own mascot, Gordon the Gorilla, the Kids Club provides free activities and entertainment for children of all ages.
Lion Yard Shopping Centre
Situated in the heart of Cambridge, Lion Yard offers a vibrant shopping experience for the whole family to enjoy. With over 35 outlets, the established shopping centre is home to a number of high street retailers.
When looking for the latest fashion trends, shoppers will be spoilt for choice with Accessorize, Miss Selfridge, New Look and Kew all offering catwalk looks at high street prices. If fashion’s not your thing, then why not head to Game or the Sony Centre to stock up on all the latest gizmos and gadgets.
After you’ve hit the shops head to one of Lion Yard’s selection of eateries and cafes to rest your tired feet. And to finish the day off, treat yourself to some pampering from either the Body Shop or Lush.