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“Great bookshop and cafe” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Watermill

The Watermill
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Aberfeldy
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great bookshop and cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

Well worth a visit the Watermill has an excellent and varied range of books to suit all tastes. The coffee shop is excellent too!

Visited September 2012
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Warwickshire
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Cosy and quaint”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2012

a former watermill converted into a bookstore and a coffee room.

Visited June 2012
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Glasgow
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12 reviews
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“Delicious cake and coffee”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2012

Stopped in Aberfeldy on the strength of the Rough Guide review, and were very impressed with the cake and coffee on offer. Lots of toys to amuse our 23-month-old son. Baby changing facilities were clean and handy. The bookshop and home shop were both very well stocked and interesting.

Visited June 2012
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Oban, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“great bookshop and cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

Interesting bookshop that you can wander for ages .Lots on Scotland and seems easy to pick up books that I have not seen elsewhere.I feel the lay out of the shop allows you to see the books well.I did not visit the cafe on this visit but have been before and enjoyed the cakes.

Visited June 2012
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Scotland
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72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A very special little enclave”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

Soup or a coffee? A browse through new books on many subjects (especially Scottish titles)? Into music? Art? Any "yeses" and this is the place for you. A really well laid-out shop offering many different items in a very nice building. Don't pass by without at least calling in.

Visited April 2012
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