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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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.

Clare Hall
Art & Framing
B&B's and Guesthouses
Bars & Clubs
College Rooms
Free
Gift Shops
Key Sites to Visit
Leisure Activities
Museums & Galleries
Tourism
Universities & Colleges
Walking & Cycling Routes

Clare Hall

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
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.

Dukels Wigs
Accessories

Dukels Wigs

Dukels supplies all kinds of hair extensions, hair & beauty products, make-up, hair accessories, fashion jewellery and wigs.

Ede & Ravenscroft
Fashion
Home Furnishings

Ede & Ravenscroft

From the exquisite and celebrated bespoke service, to personal tailoring and shirt making, plus ceremonial robes for all occasions.

Flat Planet Cycle Repairs
Bicycle Shops & Repairs

Flat Planet Cycle Repairs

Full repair, restoration and bespoke new-build services plus secondhand and reconditioned bikes of all types and sizes.

G David Bookseller
Books

G David Bookseller

An ever-changing collection of antiquarian and second hand books and antique prints.

Giles & Co
Gift Shops

Giles & Co

Along with our own exclusive designs for men, woman and children, we offer one of the best ranges of Cambridge clothing in the city.

Giulio Ladies & Menswear
Fashion

Giulio Ladies & Menswear

Cambridge's number one luxury boutique for designer menswear and womenswear, established in 1982.

Graces Accessories
Accessories

Graces Accessories

A small family business offering official Cambridge University apparel and souvenirs, sterling silver jewellery, semi precious stones and amber jewellery, fashion scarves and accessories.

Grand Arcade

Grand Arcade

Find a selection of over 60 premium and high street retailers under one sky-lit roof.

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery
Jewellers

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery

2020's "UK Bespoke Jeweller of the Year", leading the way in custom rings and jewellery, offering an unparalleled level of creative design, master craftsmanship and customer service.

Heffers Bookshop
Books

Heffers Bookshop

An amazing array of fiction and non-fiction titles – plus music and stationery and probably the best range of board games in the country!

Ian Stevens Leather Shop
Accessories

Ian Stevens Leather Shop

Ian Stevens has been designing, exhibiting and making leather bags since 1984. All of the products in the shop are made in small quantities by Ian and his wife Jennifer.

Jacks on Trinity
Gift Shops

Jacks on Trinity

Your number one source for all things Cambridge. We’re dedicated to giving you the very best of Cambridge clothing and gifts, with a focus on dependability, customer service and choice.

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Did you know?

The imposing lamppost in the centre of Parker’s Piece bears the words Reality Checkpoint – believed to be a reference to the end of the university ‘bubble’ and the beginning of the real world, aka the rest of the city.