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Address: Ashbourne Road, Buxton SK17 9PY, England
Phone Number: +44 1298 71017
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Bookstore Brierlow Bar is one of the country's largest independent...
Bookstore Brierlow Bar is one of the country's largest independent bookshops, offering incredible breadth and depth of titles and subject areas, for both general and specialist booklovers. Knowledgeable, friendly staff are on hand at all times, in a spacious, relaxing atmosphere in which you can browse at leisure. A variety of hot and cold drinks are also available, along with a small selection of snacks and refreshments. Bookstore Brierlow Bar boasts a large, free car park with picnic tables, and the rivers Dove and Manifold are just a short distance away. We also welcome coaches and appointments are not always necessary.
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LOVELY FRIENDLY STAFF

Been going to this lovely bookshop for years now, one of the best in the UK by far, lovely selection and great prices, staff always pleasant and very helpful, willing to help... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Been going to this lovely bookshop for years now, one of the best in the UK by far, lovely selection and great prices, staff always pleasant and very helpful, willing to help you find the book you are looking for, a nice drink machine and seating and wc and always nice and clean, we are very fortunate to have such... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent shop selling off books at a discount. Not only does it have the usual piles of books on travel and cookery and also those awful sports biographies for people who don't like books with words in them, it also has extensive selections of novels and reference book,an excellent history, classics and theology section. Also on a sunny day the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

great selection of books at reduced prices. Would have been nice to have a smile or nod from staff member at the till however!!

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BookstoreBrierlowBar, Manager at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We were saddened to read it as we are a genuinely friendly team who really enjoy meeting our customers and helping them find the books that they want. We do our best to acknowledge you when you arrive or depart and smile and chat while we are working around the store, as well as at... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Every book you could ever wish for at reasonable prices relaxing atmosphere back to the old fashioned library feeling

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England
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Love this shop, always visit when near enough to and never come away empty handed! Great selection of all books at fab prices, lots would make very good presents.. Good parking and friendly staff too.

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Colne Lancs
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great large bookshop with huge range of titles at great prices ! Large car park , clean toilets , and cofee machine . excellent staff . Well worth a visit

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Definitely the best bookshop in `Derbyshire, a huge range of titles from all genres all at great prices. Good for browsing. Always worth a visit, we very rarely cop me away empty handed,

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

nice wee find. A bookstore that has some current titles as well as the older ones hence the larger discounted price. Easy parking on site, toilets, small café area. Easily loose an hour in here and would visit again. Need to have a good rake through the titles

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came across this place by chance when we were on holiday. I felt like I'd died and gone to heaven when I saw the stock and prices! Wish I had a place like this near where I live. I'd be a very regular visitor.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We often make a special trip across the peaks to go to this bookshop. Large shop, with disabled access and loo, dog-friendly, sofas, coffee and tea, friendly staff and a wide selection of books at amazing prices. What else could you ask for? I bought lots yesterday that were half the price on Amazon. Best bookshop ever.

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