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Community Bookshop

Town Hall Lee Road | Lee Road, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6HT, England
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A great little place to spend some time

On our walk we came across this community bookshop; & as usual we popped in. They have worked hard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dace520
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Redhill, United Kingdom
A Delight

I absolutely adore finding little second hand bookshops like this on my travels. Friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Jan W
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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The community bookshop is saturated on the right hand side of the building as you look at it.
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2 weeks ago
“A great little place to spend some time”
7 Jul 2017
“A Delight”
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Town Hall Lee Road | Lee Road, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6HT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our walk we came across this community bookshop; & as usual we popped in. They have worked hard to set up a wonderful place more on the basis of a professional library than some libraries I've visited. Unfortunately my wife couldn't find any books...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely adore finding little second hand bookshops like this on my travels. Friendly staff, clean and organised. Sadly nothing which had my name on it today but I enjoyed browsing

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you are passing through Lynton and are at all interested in reading, you have to visit this place! Amazingly friendly staff, brilliant selection of books both old and modern and situated in a lovely old building. We had to drag our English Lit student...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

My husband and I found this little bookshop last year on a trip to Lynton, it was one of the first places we visited this year during a longer stay in the area. Its a real treasure, everything is well organised, the people manning the...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

This secondhand bookshop is very well organised, along the lines of a proper library with a goodly selection of books. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

A fabulous little bookshop, with an amazing selection of very good quality second hand book. And how wonderful that the money raised gets filtered back into the local community. Also a great place to pass your books on to ...... you know they'll get passed...More

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Matthew P, Public relations at Community Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2015

Thanks Margaret, do like to see old faces! Pass the word around and hope to see you in the bookshop soon.

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

What a great find this second-hand bookshop was! It was well laid out, making it relaxing to browse the shelves. There was an excellent choice on offer, and the member of staff who served us was enthusiastic about the shop and made us welcome. We...More

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MatthewPearce1977, Manager at Community Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2014

Thank you very much for visiting our bookshop, hope you got what you looking for and thank you very much for the brilliant review. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 7 November 2013

I often visit this second hand-bookshop with my 2 young daughters. They love to sit in the little chairs and read the books whilst I browse the shelves. Pocket money is normally spent on a must have find! Also a good way to cleanse your...More

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MatthewPearce1977, Manager at Community Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2013

Thank you very much for our first review, We hope to see you back in the shop real soon.

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