Lazy Otter Meadows
Cambridge Road, Stretham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3LU
Tel 01279 905 881
Rub shoulders with the locals in its bustling open-air markets, or retreat to one of its large shopping malls on a rainy day – these are just two options available for shopping lovers visiting Cambridgeshire. Whether it’s charming boutiques, independent stores, high street brands or designer labels that you’re seeking, this beautiful corner of England has it all.
One of the great delights of visiting the city of Ely is enjoying a spot of shopping. With renowned chain stores nestled alongside charming independent shops, Ely is a great place to indulge in some retail therapy. The city also has three Market Days a week, where you’re guaranteed to pick up a bargain or two. (Distance from park: 7.9 miles)
Situated in the heart of beautiful Cambridge, The Grafton Shopping Centre is ideal for a great day out offering a wide variety of stores, cafés and restaurants and entertainment including a multi-screen Vue Cinema. The shopping centre has ample on-site parking and is serviced by local buses including a park & ride service that stops at The Grafton bus interchange. (Distance from park 10.4 miles).
The Grand Arcade is located in Cambridge’s city centre and is one of its most popular shopping centres which is suited to people of all ages. This shopping centre includes unique independent and designer shops plus high street stores including John Lewis. With over 50 stores at the Grand Arcade, you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied. There is also a daily market on the cobbled market square and an Arts and Crafts market on Saturdays. (Distance from the park 12.3 miles)
The popular seaside town of St Ives offers plenty of shopping opportunities, including several surf shops selling everything from boards to surfing accessories. The main shopping hub in the centre of town is home to well-known brands alongside designer clothes boutiques and independent stores. St Ives is also famous for its artists and there are a number of galleries dotted around town. (Distance from park: 14.7 miles)
Housed throughout a cluster of converted farm buildings on the site of a working organic farm is Burwash Manor, a collection of independent shops billed as the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of the High Street. There’s lifestyle and designer clothing, jewellery, wine, gifts, toys and homeware, while the site also features a day spa and a tea-room. (Distance from park: 15.1 miles)
As you’d expect from a busy University city, there’s no shortage of shopping options in Cambridge, ranging from large shopping arcades to high street stores. There are also a large number of independent and designer boutiques, as well as a daily market on the cobbled public square and an arts and crafts market on Saturdays. (Distance from park: 11 miles)