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The Watermill

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Address: Mill Street, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG, Scotland
Phone Number: 01887 822896
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Opened by Michael Palin, The Watermill is Winner of the Independent...

Opened by Michael Palin, The Watermill is Winner of the Independent Bookshop of the Year award for the whole UK. Over three floors, the converted mill houses the bookshop, contemporary art gallery and cafe in a unique environment, complete with comfy chairs - a browser's paradise. Next door is our homes and gardens shop, Homer. We are open seven days a week, 10am - 5pm (11am on Sunday).

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Hidden gem

A real hidden gem, with nooks and crannies to explore while you enjoy their delicious food before enjoying their diverse book shop and fantastic gallery

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Dazedel
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A real hidden gem, with nooks and crannies to explore while you enjoy their delicious food before enjoying their diverse book shop and fantastic gallery

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friends and I went to Moness for a spa day and popped into the town for a visit. For me this was the highlight of the trip, Aberfeldy is beautiful. We took a table next to the water, lovely views. Home baking was gorgeous, I felt very full after the tea/coffee. We had a wee gander around the gallery/museum... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great for books and friendly staff when in abereldy worth a visit has parking at the back its just by the traffic lights

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Aberfeldy drop in for some excellent coffee/tea and a cake, or if you are in need of some lunch try the soup and sandwiches you won't be disappointed. We have visited on many occasions and never been disappointed. Once you are fully fed and watered you can also browse the great bookshop on the floor above.

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Callander, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with family - been wanting to visit this place for ages. Great salad (see pic) and the book selection was really good. Our children really liked the children's section and I liked books on the local history and culture. Fantastic!

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Thank JensonLim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant bookshop in a converted watermill with lots of local books but the best part is the coffee and cake! Good coffee and very yummy cake! I had the courgette and lime - fabulous. There's also a shop with some impressive home and garden wares. Most definitely deserves a visit - and stay a while.

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Thank Capkova
Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Converted mill, bookshop and cafe/bistro, this place is easily found near Aberfeldy's centre and offers quality coffee, cake and snack lunches.

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Thank Jim F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place to relax with a drink and cake in a former watermill or outside weather permitting. Well stocked bookshop. Good service fromfriendly staff. Reasonably priced.

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Thank John F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second visit to this gem of a place - intriguing bookshop and brilliant cafe and now a spacious gallery upstairs! This time we had our dog with us and were able to sit inside or out. Staff were very friendly and approachable and absolutely dog-friendly. I had a chicken roll which came with chutney and a generous side salad.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How can you beat an interesting site, a great selection of books along with great coffee and small meals/baked goods

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