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Bookstore Brierlow Bar

Address: Ashbourne Road, Buxton SK17 9PY, England
Phone Number: +44 1298 71017
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Ranked #1 of 2 Shopping in Buxton
Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Bookstore Brierlow Bar is one of the country's largest independent bookshops, offering incredible...
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: 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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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
36 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A paradise land for any book lover, a huge shop (described as the countrys largest bookshop). It has every genre imaginable, organised through 3 rooms. Every bookshelf holds a new delight - not just the usual titles seen in the high street stores. Really has the feel of an old fashioned book shop. There is a sofa area where you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited recently while passing on the way back from a weekend away with our giddy cocker spaniel who was very welcome which makes a change to usual shops. Fantastic range of books, stationery and gifts, loads of local interest information, maps and books. The prices are brilliant and the staff are really helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. The atmosphere is... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A massive book store with books on almost any subject you can think of, fiction or reference! we stayed at a caravan park just up the road so had to call in a couple of times to stock up on reading matter! A great way to spend a rainy couple of hours. They have a coffee machine and setees if... More 

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