Whether you like it or not, shopping is one of the many bonding activities for both family and friends. Shopping is also known to relieve stress.
Aside from the open-air shops in Cambridge, you can also go to the shopping complex in the city. You most probably will find what you are looking for. And you can also stay a bit longer to grab a cup of coffee or watch a movie.
Grand Arcade is one of the newest centers in the city. Under the skylit roof are various retailers, including a large department store. You can take public transport to get here, aside from taking your car or bike. Shops close early on Sundays, but it is best to check with the store for their schedule.
Lion Yard Shopping Center has two spacious floors featuring high street names and chic and unique stores. You can get to this mall by car or public transport. Shops close a bit late on Wednesdays.
The Grafton is near Christ’s Pieces. It also carries high street names, as well as other fashion stores, cafes, and restaurants. Movie watching will also be a fun experience at the Vue Cinema. You can watch the latest movie in comfort.
For those who want to fill up their book collection, why not head over to the Cambridge University Press Bookshop? It is the oldest bookshop in the country when it opened in 1581. Books here are published by the university press, you can choose from its large collection of academic and educational materials.
Did these shops help with your retail therapy? If shopping here gave you comfort, just remember not to go overboard with your purchase. Shop for those that you really need, so you won’t have to stress over the items you bought on impulse.