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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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massive bookstore

They have books on almost every subject in many different rooms. They allow well behaved dogs to accompany you too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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essex uk
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

They have books on almost every subject in many different rooms. They allow well behaved dogs to accompany you too.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We visited on our drive home from Leeds. I love books and the prices were incredible (usually I'm just happy to pay a bit extra for an independent store, but I didn't have to here). The selection was incredible, the staff were friendly and helpful. There's a cafe too and they don't mind if you just sit and read a... More 

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

Thank you for your review. So glad you loved our books (and prices!!) Yes of course you are welcome to sit and have a coffee and snack in our 'coffee corner' while you have a look at the books you might want to buy. For more substantial food, do visit Dinah's Diner, in the carpark ,where you can find lots... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fab book store, always come to refresh my little ones library! Great prices fantastic choice, I always go in to buy 2 or 3 books, and come out with about 10! Highly recommend

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

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you find our stock so tempting! At the moment we have lots of new books for children and young adults, including box sets of favourites (several customers are Christmas shopping already!) So please come and be tempted a bit more! And don't forget that if you buy for a school, we offer... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I love visiting here. If you like your books then this is the place for you. Fiction, non-fiction, teen and childrens books are all here. You can spend hours just mooching through the shelves and you find some really interesting new stock every time you visit. Coffee machine and cold drinks machine available, along with a small selection of sweets.... More 

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

Thank you for this review, you are very welcome indeed to stay and 'mooch' for as long as you like! I think the only things you missed out in your really comprehensive description were the greeting cards - a huge collection - not forgetting the bird seed !!! If you feel there is something we could do better to get... More 

Matlock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I needed a present for a friend. But it was very hard - there was so much choice! This is a great bookshop much nicer than clicking online. Support independent book shops!

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

Thank you for your review, glad you managed to find something among the 77,000 books currently in stock! Please ask us if you are searching for a particular title - although we can't quite remember all of those, luckily our computer system can. See you again soon. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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

Thank you for this lovely review. It's great to know that our 'regulars' like yourselves still manage to find something new on each visit - and if you're not buying anything this time? Just pop in for a coffee and a biscuit and say hello anyway! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 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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BookstoreBrierlowBar, General Manager at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it. As you rightly say, we have books for all tastes and interests. Incidentally, you might also be interested to know that in order to support the work carried out by local churches, schools and community groups, we offer a discount card scheme. If you - or... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

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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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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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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Address: Ashbourne Road, Buxton SK17 9PY, England
Phone Number: +44 1298 71017
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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