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“Great Bookshop”

Grove Bookshop & Music
Ranked #1 of 3 Shopping in Ilkley
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Great Bookshop”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

One of Ilkley's delights; a bookshop with well informed staff and a great stock. Drop in and make sure you buy a book to keep it going!

Visited July 2013
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English first
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A wonderful blast from the past”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Areal gem of a bookstore with service to match. You might of thought that bookshops like this were a thing of the past...think again you wont be dissapointed but leave plenty of time because once you enter you will be hooked.
Don't see the book you are after just ask and it could be there the next day. I find this a wonderful place to buy that 'difficult' present as there is something for everyone. Don't miss this one

Visited July 2013
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ilkley
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A proper Bookshop!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can tell by the appearance of this shop on the Grove that the staff know books and the stock is up to the minute and comprehensive. If it is not in stock it will be there next day. They support local writers but more particularly provide a great service leading up to, during and after Ilkley's wonderful Literature Festival. One of the things about the Grove Bookshop is that it is more than a retailing outlet, there is informed comment, knowledgable research and helpful exploration. It is a local gem.
Go downstairs for music - not only recorded. also a wide range of musical genres.
The shop front is edwardian and sensitively cherished - it deserves patronage from all who value quality.

Visited July 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“good selection of books”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

well worth visiting this bookshop. helpfull staff and good selection of books. Did not look at the music so cant rate that

Visited April 2013
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“an interesting place”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Such a little gem. Could spend hours browsing through all the books. Would have liked to have had more time to look at everything. Will just have to come back again soon.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Ronnie960
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