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This store has been in the same location since 1970, along Trinity Street and almost opposite the famous doors of Trinity College. It is a sizeable shop, with a raised level and downstairs section. Popular board game evenings are hosted here along with other events...More
We recently went here with friends on an afternoon outing to Cambridge. This is a traditional university town bookshop, the kind you don't see so much anymore. It had something for everyone and I only wish that we had more time to spend here. Definitely...More
We live in an era when right around the world quality bookshops are putting down the shutters for the last time. I was very pleased to see that Cambridge (of course, is a city of academic excellence) appears to be dodging that trend. I stumbled...More
Heffer’s is a fantastic bookshop and I hope it will keep it’s name. So many people past and present book lovers and buyers like me have been coming to Cambridge for the sole purpose of shopping in Heffer’s bookshop. Please keep the quality of customer...More
Heffers is the Cambridge University bookshop (albeit recently taken over by Blackwells, the university bookshop of that other place) par excellence. The present reincarnation is a modern capacious place with novels plays and poems above, a CD shop below and a children’s bookshop to the...More
Love that the name of the business puts an emphasis on the people not the building...seller! Visited the shop in search of a specific book and they had it. The staff were most helpful. I would have been content just to wander the store, reading...More
Heffers is a pleasure to visit: staff are friendly, happy to assist and chat about your interests without ever resorting to a 'hard sell.' We would like to thank Richard Reynolds, Heffers Crime Fiction expert, who encouraged us to go to the Golden Age of...More
Staff were pleasant and helpful. Good general bookshop and prices. Also great for buying tourist guide books. Selection of guides including some walking tours and the maps were much cheaper than the official tourist info office.