non-essential to their use. These are cookies that have not yet been categorized. "It has an emphasis on the Bloomsbury Group (their 'rural' centre was nearby), but many other sections too. Get a start on your Christmas shopping with gifts, cards, wrapping paper, decorations and more available to order online at WHSmith today! Enter your postcode and search for your nearest Hive network shop. "Surrounded by decadent high ceilings and ornate enclaves, pillars and windows, you are naturally guided around the spacious aisles. ", Where:10 Stryd y Plas, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1RR (01286 674631;; 170 Y Stryd Fawr, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1NU (01248 362676). VAT number: 444950437. "I'm a swot," declares Sara, "and this sprawling second-hand bookshop in Scotland's official Book Town is more an archive than anything else. The Sunday Times Bestseller and New York Times Bestseller. "Still serving its local community after 23 years in the Welsh borders, the shop is in a 15th-century, Grade-II listed building and is known for its reading groups, children's poetry club, author signings, and charity work," sums up Lisa. Music, Film & TV Sale & Special Offers, The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow: (The Magpie Society), The Deep End (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 15), Richard and Judy Book Club Christmas Selection 2020 6 Book Bundle, My Life in Red and White: My Autobiography, A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future, How Animals Saved My Life: Being the Supervet, The Sentinel: (Jack Reacher 25) (Jack Reacher), WHSmith The Christmas Ball 1000 piece Jigsaw Puzzle, WHSmith The Glow Of The Toy Shop 500 piece Jigsaw Puzzle. ", Where: 46 High Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5AS (01270 611665; At this independent bookstore "you can imagine hanging out with the ghost of Jane Austen, who lived here on College Street," says Olivia. The staff, she adds, are charming. By clicking 'Accept' you are agreeing to our use of cookies for content personalisation, analytics, navigation and marketing purposes. Continuing to provide "traditional but active bookselling just away from the North Norfolk coast," wins this store brownie points with Chris. To find out more about how WHSmith use cookies Read our cookie policy. Where: 8 West Street, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5UX (01323 871222; This bookshop saved Sara's literary life last year. Where: 83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW (020 7224 2295; Where: 10 Appleyard, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6AR (01263 715858; Described by Rebecca as "a gem," this store is very supportive of local writers, she says. It's a treasure trove." "The area has a strong literary heritage, and this is reflected in the choice of titles, its literary lunches, and also the knowledge of the staff. Where: 59 Ebury Street, London SW1W 0NZ (020 7259 9336;, "Foyles burst its London borders for the first time last year, opening in Bristol in March," states Lisa. Here you can find stationery, books, toys and games and many more products. "Chepstow is steeped in history and going there wouldn't be complete for me without popping into this bookshop," she says.