Cambridge Lifestyle


by granitewordpress
14 February 2017 · 2 min read

If visitors of the Tamburlaine Hotel are looking for a great guide to shopping centres and where to find the best quality and value gifts, fashion items and tech then look no further than this guide to the best that Cambridge has to offer. There is always another shop hidden off the side streets and another shop in the local shopping centre for you to explore. As a city with such a rich history, Cambridge has built around it high streets and centres that cater to all consumer tastes.

Burwash Manor

Burwash Manor used to be farm buildings and now holds within its walls a stellar range of independent, unique shops, a tea rooms. There is seating to be found both indoors and outdoors so you can enjoy the Cambridge summer and take shelter from the Eastern winds of winter. What’s more a day spa is also open 7 days a week meaning that you can both shop and pamper yourself.  Children’s play area and free parking seal the deal. If a change from the high street hustle and bustle is what you’re after then Burwash Manor will offer you a relaxing and fruitful day out.

There are fifteen shops in Burwash Manor and each has its own unique style and items on offer. The shop offers outdoor or designer clothing, jewellery, organic produce, wine, gifts, haberdashery, toys, childrens wear and garden and home furnishings.

Grand Arcade

The Grand Arcade is located in the heart of Cambridge and offers visitors fashion, beauty, home, technology, jewellery and food retailers and top high street names. Over two floors lit by skylights, you can find top high street brands such as Hollister, John Lewis, Schuh and Topshop. There are plenty of places to eat as well, including Carluccios, Starbucks and Costa.

The Grafton

A shopping centre just a short walk from Christ’s Pieces, The Grafton even has its own multiplex cinema! Here you can watch the best in new blockbusters as well as enjoy the 60 plus shops and restaurants. There is even a large open area which is perfect for large exhibitions and events showcases. With a large car park that stands at a bargain 1 pound an hour, you’ll have ample time for great value to peruse this high quality and welcoming shopping centre.  The Grafton also hosts a Sunday kids club run by a Gorilla so you can be sure that the kids will be entertained!

Lion Yard Shopping Centre

The Lion Yard Shopping Centre is in the centre of Cambridge and hosts over 40 shops, more than enough to find that perfect purchase. The shopping centre has two floors of quality high street shopping facilities as well as beign hosued under a beautiful glass roof. The shops on offer include Anne Summers, Boots, Cinnabon, New Look, Timberland, Virgin Media, Yo! Sushi  O2 and Retro. This shopping centre is great for anybody who enjoys the buzz of the high street and wants somewhere reachable by foot in the city centre.