- 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
From making your own gin with one of the world’s most innovative distilleries, to trying the best of the Cambridge food scene – here are some uniquely Cambridge experiences to seek out during your stayFind out more
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
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.
A three day art summer studio ideal for children aged 6 - 11 years at Cambridge Artspace. Join us for an extraordinary summer adventure at our creative studio, led by artist duo, Lauren Peckham and Kelly Briggs. As Cambridge-based artists, we are driven by our shared vision of inspiring children to explore the world through fresh perspectives. Our carefully curated activities will not only foster artistic expression but also serve as gateways to understanding the wonders of science and nature.
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.
Arts & Crafts Winter Show 2023 25th & 26th November 2023 10am - 6pm Come and join us this winter for our new event in the beautiful village of Granchester! Our selective collective of local artists and makers will bring you illustrations, prints, photography, painting, jewellery, ceramics and more at Granchester Village Hall.
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.
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.
Bringing the river to life in raucous style each June, ‘The Bumps’ are a chaotic series of rowing races. In this Cambridge tradition, which dates back to the early 19th Century, boats set out in single file and must catch and touch, or ‘bump’, the boat ahead without being caught by the rowers on their tail.