Shopping

Shopping

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.

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KEY FACTS
  • 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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A-Z of Cambridge Shopping Areas

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.

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Ark Gift Shop
Gift Shops

Ark Gift Shop

Founded in 2001, we pride ourselves on sourcing the best and most unusual products delivered with exceptional customer service.

Arthan Fitted Furniture
Home Furnishings

Arthan Fitted Furniture

Quality fitted kitchens and furniture – from sliding wardrobes to alcoves and offices – within or below your budget but always above expectation.

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Shop
Fashion

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Shop

Filled to the brim with must-have quality clothing, bric-a-brac, handbags, jewellery, men's wear, shoes and childrens clothes and toys!

Artists’ Marquee
Art & Framing
Books
Gift Shops
Home Furnishings
Jewellers

Artists’ Marquee

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. ​

Barton Cycle Repairs
Bicycle Shops & Repairs

Barton Cycle Repairs

New, electric, pre-loved & vintage bicycles, accessories, servicing & repairs.

Ben’s Yard
Coffee Shops & Tea Rooms
Fashion
Food & Drink
Gift Shops
Restaurants

Ben’s Yard

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.

Bicycle Ambulance
Bicycle Shops & Repairs

Bicycle Ambulance

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.

Bowns
Fashion

Bowns

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.

Bridge Cycle Repairs
Bicycle Shops & Repairs

Bridge Cycle Repairs

A bike shop offering a range of bikes, cycling accessories and bicycle repairs.

Burr Bridal
Fashion

Burr Bridal

Stunning collections of wedding dresses sourced from all over the world from leading designers.

Cambridge Cheese Company
Food & Drink

Cambridge Cheese Company

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 Contemporary Craft
Art & Framing

Cambridge Contemporary Craft

Since opening in 1990, we have gained a reputation for our range of high quality work and innovative exhibitions of local, national and international artists.

Cambridge Framing Company
Art & Framing

Cambridge Framing Company

Catering for your every bespoke framing requirement and offering an extensive readymade frame range.

Cambridge Gin Laboratory
Food & Drink

Cambridge Gin Laboratory

Voted Trip Advisor #1 Thing To Do in Cambridge, The Gin Laboratory is an interactive space dedicated to the appreciation of gin.

Cambridge Leather Bags
Accessories

Cambridge Leather Bags

Leather goods shop.

Cambridge Local
Food & Drink

Cambridge Local

Cambridge Local is an off-licence selling a range of alcoholic drinks, soft drinks and snacks.

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Did you know?

Telegenic Cambridge has served as a backdrop for many films and TV series, from the obvious – such as Chariots of Fire, The Theory of Everything and ITV’s Grantchester – to the more unexpected, including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.