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If you ask someone if they've been to Blarney Books in Port Fairy and they look at you a little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shewiththree
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Hamilton, Australia
Visited too late

Made tghe mistake of visiting too late in our trip to Port Fairy. Could have spent the whole... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RLT1944
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Melbourne, Australia
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We are a bookshop (both secondhand and new) and an art space. Exhibitions change regularly. We are also the home of the annual book art competition. Recently we have added a stage to our shop, so we are now able to host music, performances and book...more
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37 James St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you ask someone if they've been to Blarney Books in Port Fairy and they look at you a little uncertainly - they haven't. There's another bookshop in the main drag that many assume must be THE bookshop for the town, but if you venture...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made tghe mistake of visiting too late in our trip to Port Fairy. Could have spent the whole holiday there!!! Wonderful

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is a no-miss in Port Fairy. It's quirky, friendly and cosy; just what you need after a busy day shopping and eating. Or even a day at the beach. The owners have stocked and decorated the space with surprising and colourful delights....More

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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Great Little book shop tucked away in side street. Has new books. plus a great collection of pre-loved books for sale.

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Reviewed 14 October 2018

WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!!, This gallery/bookshop is like an enchanted wonderland. From the moment you step inside you cannot help but be impressed. Delights abound. The pictures on the walls:- are they photographic prints; are they paintings; are they silk screen prints or other mediums –...More

Thank fromdownunder
Jo C, Owner at Blarney Books and Art, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you SO MUCH for this incredible review!!! It made our hearts sing to read it! Being around the corner, people need some incentive to beat a path (there isn’t even a footpath!) to our door —- and your review will undoubtedly pique their curiosity!...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We stumbled upon this treasury of books and artworks by chance, and were so glad we did. The entrance, the books, the amazing upholstered chairs and prints were all amazing - what a fantastic place to visit.

Thank Heather641
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a nice spot to get out of the winter weather and enjoy viewing different books and art selection from the surrounding area.

Thank Helen K
Jo C, Owner at Blarney Books and Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for your review, Helen! We appreciate you taking the time to submit this.

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Had a great time here over Folky weekend. Had many acts direct from the festival and thry also have a wide selection of books for all ages. They are great hosts making you feel welcome - whether just browsing or attending a concert. A must...More

Thank Marc S
Jo C, Owner at Blarney Books and Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for this very kind review, Marc! We like to think we're a "must stop" destination, especially as winter sets in.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

A book place with a difference. This is a well set up place in which to browse for books both new and second hand. Great spot to spend a comfortable few hours during a stormy winter's day. If you are a bookophile this is the...More

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Jo C, Owner at Blarney Books and Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for this review! We really appreciate you taking the time to do so - it means more bibliophiles can find us!

Reviewed 12 April 2018

such a nice quite little place kids can sit read or buy a book great little find not far from the main street some stunning art work all in a old church i think loved all the colors of the place had a great feel...More

Thank Karen A
Jo C, Owner at Blarney Books and Art, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review! The building used to be a Masonic Hall, and then just before we took it over it was a New Life Church and Youth Centre. Sadly, we had to take out the bowling alley!

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