Top shopping experiences in Cambridge

  1. Kings Parade

King’s Parade is Cambridge’s historic main thoroughfare, flanked on one side by the majestic gothic spires of Kings College and great independent shops on the other, from designer jewellers to bakers and the fantastic Cambridge Fudge Kitchen.

 

  1. Cambridge Craft Market

The Cambridge Craft Market has been selling the work of locals for nearly 40 years and frequented by visitors from all over the world. The vendors’ motto is ‘we make what we sell’.

 

  1. Market Square

The Market Square is Cambridge’s natural centre. It’s a bustling place that sells pretty much everything you could think of, from clothes and second-hand books to food. Having a browse here is a great way to spend a morning.

 

  1. The Haunted Bookshop

For antique books and a touch of the supernatural as you shop, head to the famous Haunted Bookshop. There’s been a bookshop on this spot since 1581; named Bowes & Bowes, it’s said to have been the oldest in Britain! Since then, the bookshop is said to be haunted by a Victorian gentleman and a young girl.

 

  1. The Grafton

The Grafton is a medium sized shopping centre that has a good selection of high street brands, restaurants and a cinema, so pop by for a bit of shopping and a good film!

 

  1. Grand Arcade

Grand Arcade is a stylish covered arcade crammed full of luxury retailers, jewellers and a John Lewis (a quintessential British department store) – great for picking up a new outfit or some quality gifts.

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