Bookshops – UK

Here you’ll find all of our featured bookshops around the UK, all bookshops are listed alphabetically by country, area, county, town, bookshop, making it easy to find what you’re looking for.

We feature mostly independent bookshops, though we do have some chains listed too within our pages. Simply browse the section, choose the bookshop you wish to view and click to select and open the full page.

Mostly our bookshops are user-submitted with honest reviews from you. If you own or frequent a bookshop and you think it should be mentioned here then please do consider submitting the details to us here.

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East Midlands

Scarthin Books - Cromford, Derbs

St Mary's Books - Stamford, Lincs

Scrivener's bookshop - Buxton, Peak District

East of England

The Haunted Bookshop - Cambridge

Leaf - Herford, Herts

Oxfam Music & Books - Norwich, Norfolk


Word on the Water - London, N1

Offside Books - London, NW6

Joseph's Bookstore - London, NW11

National Theatre Bookshop - Southbank SE1

Bookshop on the Heath - London, SE3

Daunt Books - London, W1

Hatchard's - London, W1

Henry Sotheran's - Picadilly, W1

Lutyens & Rubinstein - London, W1

Black Books - London, WC1

Waterstones (Gower St) - London, WC1

Goldsboro Books - London, WC2

Henry Pordes Books - London, WC2

Stanford's - London, WC2

Ezo Bistro, Library - Barking

Oxfam - Uxbridge


Barter Books - Alnwick, N'umberland

Cogito Books - Hexham, N'umberland


Harling's Books - Barrow in Furness

Chorlton Bookshop - Manchester

Urmston Bookshop - Manchester

Wenlock Books - Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Booka - Oswestry, Shropshire

Second Chapter Books - Shrewsbury, Shropshire


The Cottage Bookshop - Penn, Bucks

Bags of Books - Lewes, E,S'ssx

Camilla's Bookshop - Eastbourne, E. Sus'x

Baggins Book Bazaar - Rochester, Kent

Way's Rare Books - Henley-on-Thames, Ox

Heygates Bookshop - Bognor Regis, W. Sussex


Bath Old Books - Bath, Avon

Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights - Bath, Avon

Topping & Company - Bath, Avon

Ex Libris - Bradford-on-Avon

The Old Hall Bookshop - Looe, C'wall

Wild & Homeless Books - Bridport, Dorset

The Sanctuary - Lyme Regis, Dorset

A Festival of Books - Chipping Campden, Gloucs

Octavia's Bookshop - Cirencester, Gloucs

Hunting Raven Books - Frome, So

Corsham Bookshop - Corsham, Wilts

Devizes Books- Devizes, Wilts

White Horse - Marlbrough, Wilts

The Last Bookshop - Salisbury, Wilts

West Midlands

Readers World - Birmingham

Waterstones (New St) - Birmingham

The Book Barge - Burton on Trent, Staffs

The Big Comfy Bookshop - Coventry

Oxfam Books & Music - Knowle, W. Mids

Rossiter Books - Ross on Wye

Oxfam Books - Solihull, W.Mids

Southcart Books - Walsall

Astley Book Farm - Bedworth, Warks

G & J Chesters - Polesworth, Warks

Chaucer Head - Stratford-U-A, Warks

Warwick Books - Warwick, Warks

Yorkshire and the Humber

Forgotten Fiction - Sheffield

Ken Spelman Books - Micklegate, York

Northern Ireland

No Alibis Bookstore - Belfast


Southside Books - Edinburgh

Till's Bookshop - Edinburgh

Leakey's Bookshop & Cafe - Inverness

The Book Shop - Wigtown

The Forest Bookstore - Selkirk


Bear Island Book Exchange - Cardiff

Octavo's Book Cafe & Wine Bar - Cardiff

Troutmark Books - Cardiff

Bys a Bawd - Conwy

High Rise Bookshop - Cowbridge

Richard Booth's Bookshop & Cafe - Hay-on-Wye

Inter Books - Pontypridd

Andrew Morton Books - Brecon, Powys

The Hours, Books & Cafe - Brecon, Powys

Books for Free - Newport, Gwent

Dylan's Mobile Bookstore - Swansea