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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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.

Cambridge Narrowboats
Apartments
B&B's and Guesthouses
Camp sites & Caravaning
Hotels
Leisure Activities
Tourism

Cambridge Narrowboats

Welcome to Cambridge Narrow Boats, we are proud to run an independent, boutique narrowboat holiday hire business set in one of the most stunning locations in the UK. ​Join us to take in the wonderful natural scenery on the rivers & canals of Cambridgeshire and the truly unique beauty of the Fens, coupled with historic, vibrant Cambridge, steeped in history and culture.

Cambridge Open Studios 2022
Art & Framing
Free
House & Park
Museums & Galleries
Tourism

Cambridge Open Studios 2022

In one of the largest Open Studios events to date, Cambridge Open Studios 2022 presents work from more than 370 COS Members in over 230 studios and spaces across the county this July.

Cambridge Strings
Accessories

Cambridge Strings

A specialist stringed instrument store with over 45 years’ experience in music retail, offering a high-quality service and competitive pricing to all musicians.

Cambridge University Press Bookshop
Books

Cambridge University Press Bookshop

Showcasing over 50,000 titles, with access to a huge backlist of 'print on demand' editions from the Press back-catalogue. We also stock a large range of Cambridge souvenirs and bookish gifts for the discerning visitor.

Cambridge Wine Merchants
Food & Drink

Cambridge Wine Merchants

One of the biggest independent wine merchants in the country, ‘we’re only as good as the last bottle we sold’, so we buy with love, dedication and flair.

Cambs Lock & Safe
Accessories

Cambs Lock & Safe

Specialising in all manners of locks and security systems that can protect your home or secure your business premises.

Campkins Future Vision
Accessories

Campkins Future Vision

An independent, family-run retail business specialising in the sale of new and second hand cameras both modern and vintage, binoculars and telescopes.

Catherine Jones of Cambridge
Jewellers

Catherine Jones of Cambridge

Family-owned jeweller since 1963 selling original pieces, plus work from other designers.

Cellini Jewellery
Jewellers

Cellini Jewellery

Cellini is an independent company of designers and makers of fine jewellery, self contained and complete with its own workshops.

Christian Science Reading Room
Books

Christian Science Reading Room

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.

CityDays Urban Adventure Hunts
City Tours
Key Sites to Visit
Leisure Activities
Park
Tourism
Walking & Cycling Routes

CityDays Urban Adventure Hunts

Escape room meets city tour. Explore Cambridge’s historic highlights and hidden quirks in this puzzle-filled adventure through its centre!

Country Traditionals
Accessories

Country Traditionals

Country Traditionals are the main UK importers of the hand crafted, hand decorated stoneware made by Ceramika Artystyczna in Boleslawiec, Poland.

Cuckoo
Fashion

Cuckoo

Fabulous clothes and accessories, in a relaxed, non-intimidating environment with award-winning customer service.

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Did you know?

Not many pubs can claim to have served a man a pint just after he’d discovered the secret of life itself, but The Eagle can! It was in this city centre pub that scientists Francis Crick and James Watson announced their discovery of DNA in the 1953.