- 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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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:
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Located on bustling Bridge Street, Three Joes is a proudly independent group of local pizza restaurants serving seriously tasty sourdough pizzas, craft beers, cocktails, hand-spun shakes and a tasty Mini Joes menu for under 8's. We make our sourdough from scratch everyday using the finest Caputo flour and all our pizzas are cooked from fresh using high quality ingredients. Whether you're a meat-eater, vegan, veggie or gluten-free, we've got you covered.
Offering a range of artist supplies, craft and gifts with a passion for all things arts and craft related.
The oldest cycle shop in Cambridge, for new bikes, parts, clothes and accessories plus repairs and servicing.
A unique and eclectic mix of designer clothing and accessories for all ages, sizes and budgets.
Blending an appreciation of British Tailoring with the Italian’s flair for colour and style, to create a unique premium menswear collection.
Traditional independent gift and souvenir shop.
A newsagent selling magazines, newpapers and various household supplies.
Drawing on the diverse and eclectic collections of the eight University museums and the Botanic Garden, with merchandise inspired by the museum collections.
The University of Cambridge Museums shop on Kings Parade showcases products inspired by all the museums and collections of Cambridge. The perfect store for last minute gift shopping, visit the UCM shop for an amazing range of products suitable for all ages.
Independent tourist information centre who have teamed up with the best independent Punting companies in Cambridge, and offer bespoke walking tours with award winning guides. Contact us with your general enquiries, attraction recommendations, itinerary suggestions, or to arrange your punting and walking tour experience!
Wex Photo Video Cambridge is the destination for photographers and filmmakers of all backgrounds.
With over 800 years of history, tread in the footsteps of many famous faces, including Charles Darwin, James Watson and France Crick, Rosalind Franklin, Sylvia Plath and Professor Stephen Hawking.