With a lively buzz and the promise you might just find something unexpected, Cambridge Market Square hosts a wide range of market stalls every day in the shadow of the tower and turrets of the Great St. Mary's Church. Operating throughout the year, it's a great place to find an unusual souvenir during your hotel stay in Cambridgeshire and it’s also a mecca for foodies who can come here to buy quality local food and drink direct from the producer.
Retail Therapy at Cambridge Market Square from Your Cambridgeshire Hotel
From 10am to 4pm every day the Market Square fills up with stalls selling everything from clothes and jewellery to fish and flowers. Time your visit to coincide with lunchtime and you won't be disappointed at the range of delicious food-to-go available. On Sundays, farmers with locally grown organic produce, and artists take up the space. If you have an eye for quality and the unusual you'll find treasures from some of the region's most talented craftspeople, including sculptors and potters, which you can browse or buy directly from the artist. If you want to get here early to snap up the best bargains on offer, you'll find a selection of city centre hotels and guest houses within walking distance.
Cambridgeshire Hotels for Cambridge Market Square
Great St. Mary's Church looks down on the Market Square and is also worth a visit during your trip. Open throughout the year, tourists can buy a ticket to climb the tower and enjoy the panoramic views of the rooftops and green spaces of the city. Many of the other essential sights of Cambridge, including King's College and Trinity College, are just a few steps away.
Whether you're staying in a hotel in the Cambridgeshire countryside or an apartment in the city, the central location of the Market Square, huge variety of goods on offer and lively atmosphere make it a great place to visit from your Cambridgeshire hotel.