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The Bookmark Bookshop

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Address: 34 High Street, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3EH, Scotland
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+44 1479 873433
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09:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:30

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Everything a bookshop should be!

A small shop but crammed with all kinds of books where you can easily lose an hour or two just browsing. The owner is extremely enthusiastic and oassionate about books and seems... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KeithMacduff
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Macduff, United Kingdom
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Macduff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small shop but crammed with all kinds of books where you can easily lose an hour or two just browsing. The owner is extremely enthusiastic and oassionate about books and seems to have read every single one of them, a great encouragement to kids with a huge and varied sejection. Lots of local interest books and a p,ace that... More 

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Thank KeithMacduff
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely bookshop with a lovely owner to match. Could not have been more helpful for recommendations for our two children including brilliant choices for our son with learning difficulties. Fantastic.

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Thank Ellen M
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Bookmark Bookshop was recommended to us by some friends who visited in October 2016 and I'm so pleased we stopped by. It's run by the most perfect book shop lady in the world (as our 8 year old daughter described her later in the day!) and I have to say I have to agree. Such a warm welcome, lots... More 

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Thank EmmaF2106
Greater London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The Bookmark is a treasure. There are so few towns now with independent bookshops that it is a rare treat to find a beautifully curated little gem here in the Highlands. We went on with children, nephew and niece and each was treated to a personal recommendation from the owner. I was left to browse unbothered and when I went... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

It may be small but it packs a punch. In the days of big corporate, this is truly what knowing your subject is all about. Our annual October pilgrimage to Nethybridge is not complete without a visit to this remarkable bookshop in Grantown On Spey. Every year our kids chivy us along to Grantown to visit and each time we... More 

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Thank tinribs2110
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited The Bookmark with my 5 year old daughter. The shop is a little treasure trove with a plethora of titles of every genre imaginable and a very friendly, knowledgeable owner who was more than happy to offer advice and read aloud little snippets from different books, much to the delight of my enthralled daughter! Definitely... More 

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Thank DavidsonJase
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Simply the best bookshop in Scotland, small but with it all! I always find what I'm looking for and something unexpected too. And a good animated chat with Marjory sorts out the rest! Haha. You can't go through Grantown without popping in! Braw!

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Thank Iaingrimston
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A real gem. Small but bright frontage opens into compact shop chock full of fine books. Owner Marjory is delightful and will be ready to make suggestions and recommendations. Wide range of books with local interest invl nature and walking.

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Thank John R
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The place is crammed with great reads as well as books of local interest, local history, wildlife, OS maps and a good childrens' section. Of course, no book shop can ever be big enough, but that's a backhanded recommendation. Marjory, the proprietor, is possibly one of the best informed and most widely read booksellers you're ever likely to meet. Be... More 

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Thank IanM69k
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a well established book shop on the high street. Extremely helpful every time I have visited. If what I wanted was not in stock then then it was ordered for me. Advice on stocked books for all ages of readers and all tastes.

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Thank Geoff C

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