Although rural in nature, there are plenty of places to shop in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, with high streets sporting a mixture of small independent and well-known stores. For a wider shopping experience, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire are also within half an hour drive of Cambridge and approximately an hour’s drive of Norwich which both boast large shopping centres and offer a wide array of shops to meet all your family’s needs.

Fenland and East Cambridgeshire is renowned for its market towns and at the weekend, you can enjoy delicious local produce at the markets in Whittlesey, Ely, March and Chatteris. Pick up locally produced fruit and vegetables, flowers, meat, fish and dairy products, as well as home and garden ornaments made by local craftsmen. Supporting local people adds to the strong sense of community in the area.