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Booth's Bookshop

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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I only spent about an hour in here and only bought two books but I could have spent days! With an... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Great shop

This is a wonderful bookshop - with such character. We enjoyed searching the aisles for little... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
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44 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
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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

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!

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!

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.

3  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 😊

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.

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

1  Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Like most of the book stores in hay, it is a veritable treasure trove of delights for book lovers. Vast amount of books from the latest items right up to rare bindings, signed copies and extreme rare items, a must visit

1  Thank bulldog19
Reviewed 7 December 2017

As a book lover but especially science fiction and fantasy, I love Hay-on-Wye but many of the shops don't offer a decent range of books to cover my interest. Booth's is fantastic though - there is a massive section downstairs with an amazing range of...More

1  Thank GAlsager
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This shop has undergone a full restauration. It's a great shop with a wide selection of books. There is also a small cafe.

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