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Ross Old Books

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A storehouse of treasures

I read about this place during a recent trip to Hay-on-Wye. Hay seems to have fewer bookshops than... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Liverpool, United Kingdom
A hiiden gem

The sort of shop you could spend a whole morning in - a fantastic selection, well-organised and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Watford, United Kingdom
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51-52 High Street, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5HH, England
+44 1989 567458
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The bookshop has many collectors books for sale, as well as inexpensive books to read during fowl weather. Purchased several books on 1600’s sailing adventures for a quick read. Also purchased an art book to recharge the creative thoughts. Wonderful people and great highly organized...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

I read about this place during a recent trip to Hay-on-Wye. Hay seems to have fewer bookshops than before, with higher prices, so I decided to visit Ross Old Books. I'm really glad I did - a wide selection of books at sensible prices, and...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

A good range of second hand books, and a few collectibles, but very few antiquarian. A good place to browse, and probably find a hidden treasure every now and again.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

The sort of shop you could spend a whole morning in - a fantastic selection, well-organised and reasonably priced. Hay without the hype!

Thank DavidofNorthWatford
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Could have spent hours (and a lot more money!) in this gem of a book shop. Wonderful selection and the lady in there was so friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

There was a real hint of not taking life too seriously in the selection of books. But there was also a feeling of experience and interest by the staff

Thank mgtHants
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Straightforward and honest dealer. Money upfront and helpful advice as to future dealings. Will definitely use again.

Thank Grunter5
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We went to Ross on Wye for the day. It was a beautiful mix of oldy worldly and modern boutiques very hilly amazing the river is beautiful car parking was really well priced x

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Whilst away in Ross on Wye for a work's event, I stumbled across this absolute gem of a bookshop. Despite them not actually having what I was after (not their fault at all, it was an out-of-print book and hard to get hold of,) the...More

1  Thank CakeWeasel
Reviewed 3 February 2015

So lovely to have this wonderful 'proper old-fashioned' book shop on the doorstep in Ross. Rarities plus recent books across all genres. Plus great prices!

Thank Peter B
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