The Cambridge shopping experience includes a superb mix of independent specialist shops, stylish modern shopping centres and yards, arts and crafts markets and ample choice of high street favourites. Cambridge city centre is tightly packed, making it easy for shoppers to explore all the Cambridge shopping areas on foot.
Cambridge markets include the main Cambridge Market in Market Square, daily Monday to Saturday for a range of fresh foods, antiques, crafts, music and more. Sunday is the main arts, crafts, antiques and farmers’ market day. Find Cambridge Arts and Crafts Market at Fisher Hall every Saturday.
The various Cambridge shopping areas have specialist shopping themes like King’s Parade opposite King’s College which boasts classic boutiques, fine art galleries and specialist craft shops. The modern Grand Arcade shopping area is a hotspot for high street fashion stores plus a large John Lewis department store. Find charming Cambridge independent shops on Green Street, perfect for unique gifts and specialist book shops.
World cuisine restaurants, food shops and great second hand bookshops sit around Mill Road. For best beauty shops and jewellery shops look to the Rose Crescent area. Other Cambridge shopping highlights feature the beautiful shopfronted women’s clothing boutiques around Trinity Street and in the heart of Cambridge city centre is the popular Lion Yard Shopping Centre near Market Place with more favourite high street shops. For a fantastic range of local history books visit the Cambridge University Press Shop at the far end of King’s Parade just beyond King’s College.