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Booth's Bookshop

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fantastic second hand bookshop

Richard Booth is a long established book shop which even if you are not a bookie person is worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holt, United Kingdom
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Big bookshop

Good bookshop to browse in and to see some interesting books. Quite a big shop actually and located... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
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44 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
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All reviews book shop book lovers second hand books cafe on site three floors wide selection scones creaky floors comfy seats great cafe helpful staff visiting hay few hours cinema bookshop shelves town
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Richard Booth is a long established book shop which even if you are not a bookie person is worth a visit. The interior reeks of history and with creaky wooden floors and high book racks throughout there is interest around every corner. At the rear...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Good bookshop to browse in and to see some interesting books. Quite a big shop actually and located on Lion Street, near to the castle.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 21 October 2018

My favourite bookshop .... lots of wonderful books, creaky floors and tonnes of atmosphere! A lovely place for book lovers 📚📚

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kay1232016
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I only spent about an hour in here and only bought two books but I could have spent days! With an amazing array of both new and second-hand books, it is an incredible shop on three floors with a café too! There are many brilliant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stephen51
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful bookshop - with such character. We enjoyed searching the aisles for little gems. Dog friendly to. The little coffee shop smelt delicious!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helennurse1980
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This shop is a must visit when visiting Hay. My friend and I really enjoyed leisurely walking up and down the creaky floors looking at the books. The shop also has comfy seating and a cafe so a visit can last a while!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jess N
Reviewed 25 May 2018

as an allergy sufferer couldnt stay long in this book shop because dog owners used the downstairs middle isle as a walking track.

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank longshanks31
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect combination of amazing bookshop and gorgeous cafe. The cafe is small, doesn’t have a huge menu but it’s a good menu. The service was excellent - very friendly and efficient. Also welcomes nice dogs 😊

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Bonestone
Reviewed 1 February 2018

A lovely bookshop, well worth a visit. A mixture of old and new books. A great cafe too if you fancy a cuppa. Also comfy arnchairs if you're waiting around or wanting to peruse a book or two.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Cal G
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We are regulars of Hay, but this is the first time we’ve stopped for a family lunch and it was such an enjoyable experience! The cafe beyond the lovely bookshop is a warm, light open space with kitchen area in full view, which I love....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Rachel D
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