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Scarthin Books

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A Real Bookshop! An amazing place!

We regularly visit Scarthin Books....it is an amazing floor to ceiling world of books! We could... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
A delight

A welcome delight, our first visit and a great find. Stayed for a cuppa. Will be back to spend an... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Merstham, United Kingdom
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All reviews book shop second hand books love books floor to ceiling cake veggie cafe great bookshop three floors narrow stairs could spend hours treasure trove gluten free an absolute spent longer peak district reading material couple of hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in to have a drink & cake in the cafe. Book shop was amazing, really quirky & interesting. Unfortunately the lady in the cafe totally ignored us so after 15+ minutes of waiting to be asked what we'd like to order (despite the fact...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly visit Scarthin Books....it is an amazing floor to ceiling world of books! We could spend hours in here....all sorts of books, from brand new novels to old copies of guides and maps. The children’s/young adult section always gets a big thumbs up from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janninemc
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A welcome delight, our first visit and a great find. Stayed for a cuppa. Will be back to spend an hour or two in the bookshop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MandL-OM
Reviewed 27 October 2018

It is a treasure trove of books all packed into the three floors it has mostly second hand books on a wide range of subjects. Try a cup of coffee on the third floor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Every time I visit I find something unexpected that I absolutely need. I particularly like the map section and have found some maps that i have not seen elsewhere. I have to leave a couple of hours in the day for a visit as anything...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It's just the sort of place that reminds me why I love books. Narrow stairs and little corridors to the various sections. It's like a little secret.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CarolJ1173
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you’re a book lover I would highly recommend a visit to this place. I was in my element. They have an extensive collection, including rare and collectibles. Not only that, the place has a quirky lay out with arm chairs here and there for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Drlaurazowie
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous book shop with welcoming staff (owner). Only wish that I could have spent a couple of hours in here exploring through the many, many books!! I love books therefore, this was a pleasure. I will be back soon. 🤩

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Casey-Castley
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Quirky is the word, love it. Visit the toilet it’s like stepping back in time. Great selection of books and relaxed atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 100marilynm
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Found this amazingly quirky book shop, with a wonderfully welcoming cafe on the top floor, quite by accident..Wow..what a treat! Brilliant with the five thirsty kids and two parched adults in tow. Lovely selection of drinks and food at incredibly reasonable prices. The bookshop is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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