Grand Times at the Barrister’s Book Chamber

Full of vintage charm, it feels if the Barrister’s Book Chamber in Retford has been established for years but in fact this is one of the newer bookshops we’ve visited recently. We travelled to Nottinghamshire…

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Getting Lost in Scarthin Books

Scarthin Books has been part of my life since I was a kid and in true Derbyshire fashion, the bookshop hasn’t changed much over the years. It’s still brilliantly quirky with a mixture of new…

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A Visit to the Magical House of MinaLima, London

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and you’re in London, you have to include the House of MinaLima – a townhouse devoted to Harry Potter design – at least once. It’s not easy to sum…

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Bookshop Tour: Exploring Addyman Books

A visit to Hay-on-Wye wouldn’t be complete without a trip to our favourite bookshop in the town – Addyman Books.  We visit every time we’re in the area and love the cosy, creative feel of…

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A Penguin Book Pilgrimage to the Ironbridge Bookshop

We’ve wanted to visit The Ironbridge Bookshop for ages after hearing about the legendary Penguin book wall (see photo) and chatting with Meg the owner via her Instagram account so last weekend we finally made…

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