Sedbergh Book Town
~ Book Shops in Sedbergh ~
The book shops listed below are to be found in Sedbergh town centre (see map below), or at Farfield Mill, about a mile and a half to the east of Sedbergh on the A684, Garsdale/Hawes road.
Further down this page there are details of a couple of other book dealers in nearby towns that are associated with the Sedbergh Book Town project. You can download and/or print a pdf of this list by clicking here.
- Westwood Books
Very large stock of new, second-hand and antiquarian books on all subjects. Some new books. Maps & guides. Sitting area, coffee & toilet. Open seven days a week.
Leisure House, Long Lane, Sedbergh (corner of eastern end of Main Street).
015396 21233 – email@example.com – www.westwoodbooks.co.uk
- Patch and Fettle
Miscellaneous titles including literature, local history, country life, food and drink. Also vintage kitchen equipment, bric‑a‑brac, clothing, jewellery, sewing aids, quilts, pictures and small antiques.
75 Main Street, Sedbergh – 015396 22123 – www.patchandfettle.co.uk
- Avril's Books at Farfield Mill
Specialist craft, textile and applied arts bookshop, second‑hand and antiquarian.
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road.
015396 20026 – 07967 638503 – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sedbergh Information & Book Centre
18 different book dealers, offering a wide range of second‑hand books. Wide range of maps, guidebooks, postcards etc. Also local and tourist information.
72 Main Street, Sedbergh.
015396 20125 – email@example.com – www.sedbergh.org.uk/infocentre
- Sleepy Elephant
Local interest, collectables, vintage children's books, folios, maps & guides. Also walking boots & clothing, gifts and cards. www.thesleepyelephant.co.uk
41 Main Street, Sedbergh.
015396 21770 – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Old School Bookshop at Farfield Clothing (Sedbergh town centre)
A small selection of miscellaneous books, but mainly manufacturers & suppliers of outdoor clothing.
The Old School, Joss Lane, Sedbergh.
015396 20169 – email@example.com – www.farfield.co.uk
Children's books, collectables, general interest, fiction, maps. Also DVDs, CDs, LPs. All goods donated to raise funds for local charities.
77 Main Street, Sedbergh
- Farfield Mill
Wide range of subjects. Normal Farfield Mill admission charges apply.
Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road.
015396 21958 – Farfield Mill
Sedbergh Town Centre
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- Barry McKay Rare Books - Appleby
Located 23 miles north of Sedbergh. Out‑of‑print and new books from the 15th to the 20th Centuries on all aspects of the history and arts of the book. E‑mail for catalogue – firstname.lastname@example.org. Usually open (advisable to phone first) Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm, and Saturday mornings: by appointment – 017683 52282 – www.barrymckayrarebooks.org.
Kingstone House, Battlebarrow, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6XT.
- Book House - Brough
Large selection of second‑hand and out‑of‑print books on railways, transport, and the history of technology. General fiction and non‑fiction, with large sections on gardening, language. Old Girls' books. Shop now closed. Trading on the internet and at book fairs. E‑mail for catalogue.
017683 42748 – email@example.com – www.thebookhouse.co.uk