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Bookshops in Edinburgh

Why browse the internet, when there's nothing quite like browsing the bookshelves in a local store and deciding which one you'd like to take home with you?

Blackwells Bookshop Edinburgh

53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1YS

Edinburgh's oldest bookshop is situated right in the heart of the Old Town.

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Blunt Knife Co

41 Thistle Street, Edinburgh New Town EH2 1DY

Blunt Knife Co. is a social enterprise that supports and promotes creative women and non-binary people.

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Forbidden Planet Edinburgh

40 - 41 Southbridge Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1LL

The Forbidden Planet is home to a great range of comics, graphic novels, manga, action figures and lots, lots more! All in Edinburgh City Centre!

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Golden Hare Books

68 St Stephen Street, Stockbridge EH3 5AQ

The Golden Hare was started by Mark Jones, a museum curator and art historian, with the initial plan of calling a children’s bookshop ‘The Golden...

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Lighthouse Bookshop

43-45 West Nicolson Street Edinburgh Scotland , Edinburgh South EH8 9DB

An independent general bookshop in Edinburgh – left leaning and politically engaged, a shelter for bibliophiles, an oasis for curious minds and a platform...

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McNaughtans Bookshop and Gallery

3a & 4a Haddington Place, Edinburgh New Town EH7 4AE

McNaughtan's Bookshop, established in 1957, is a second-hand and antiquarian bookshop in central Edinburgh, probably the longest established business of its kind in Scotland.

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Waterstones Cameron Toll

6 Lady Road, Edinburgh South EH16 5PB

Waterstones Cameron Toll's enthusiastic booksellers will endeavour to find the book you are after, and will help you discover your next great new book!

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Waterstones Edinburgh West End

128 Princes Street, Edinburgh New Town EH2 4AD

There's something for everyone in Edinburgh's biggest bookshop, Waterstones Edinburgh West End, located at the heart of the city, opposite Edinburgh Castle, on the capital's main shopping street!

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Waterstones Fort Kinnaird

31B Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh East EH15 3RD

The Waterstones on the edge of the city of Edinburgh, serving a local community that stretches from Peebles to Portobello.

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Bookshops in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Waterstones Newton Mearns

38 Avenue Shopping Centre, Newton Mearns G77 6EY

Waterstones Newton Mearns is a firm family favourite, committed to providing great, friendly customer service.

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Bookshops in Fife

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Topping & Company Booksellers of St Andrews

7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews KY16 9HG

Topping & Co. is a family owned bookshop in the heart of St Andrews, with over 50,000 titles, rolling ladders and complimentary tea and coffee.

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Waterstones St Andrews

101-103 Market Street, St Andrews KY16 9NX

Situated on the east coast of Scotland in a very busy tourist destination, Waterstones St Andrews caters for an extremely diverse selection of customers.

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Bookshops in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Waterstones Argyle Street

174-176 Argyle Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 8BT

Waterstones Glasgow Argyle Street prides itself on its friendly staff and local bookshop feel in the heart of the city!

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Jasami Publishing Ltd

10 Sutcliffe Road, Glasgow West End G13 1DX

Jasami Publishing Ltd is dedicated to assisting talented writers on their journey to becoming published authors. We have a devoted team to review, edit...

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Oxfam Byres Road Books

330 Byres Road, Glasgow West End G12 8AP

Offering a large range of secondhand books as well as Fair Trade cards, food and gifts, our Oxfam Bookshop is the perfect place to shop on Byres Road!

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Bookshops in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Waterstones East Kilbride

Waterstones East Kilbride East Kilbride Shopping Centre, East Kilbride G74 1LW

Waterstones in East Kilbride is very much a local shop, serving the needs of the community. Our aim is to fulfill the book buying requirements of our wide range of customers.

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Settlers

40 Castle Street, Hamilton ML3 6BU

Settlers is South Lanarkshire's tabletop games and comic book cafe - all in one place!

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Atkinson Pryce Books

27 High Street, Biggar ML12 6DA

Atkinson Pryce Books is an award winning bookshop in the heart of Biggar!

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Bookshops in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Abbey Books Paisley

21 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley PA1 2EF

Abbey Books has 40,000 books (who's counting?) on a wide range of topics. Almost too much history, poetry and fiction never mind art, music and drama...

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Comicrazy Ltd

45 Old Sneddon Street, Paisley PA3 2AN

Comicrazy is the only specialist comic book and trading card game shop in Paisley. We sell a wide variety of Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Manga and Merch...

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The Ginger Cat Childrens Bookshop

35 Main Street, Bridge of Weir PA11 3NR

The Ginger Cat is a children's bookshop located in the picturesque village of Bridge of Weir with a wide variety of books in store to suit all ages!

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Bookshops in Stirling and Falkirk

Here's a selection of Bookshops you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Waterstones Stirling

The Thistles Shopping Centre 1 Thistle Marches, Stirling FK8 2EA

Located at the heart of the historical town of Stirling in the Thistles Centre, our bookshop fulfils the literary needs of everyone who visits us.

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Stirling Books

18 Maxwell Place , Stirling FK8 1JU

Second hand, new and antiquarian books. Has that "books and coffee" smell. Winner of the 2017 Independent Retail Awards for Book Shop of the Year!

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The Book Nook

24 Upper Craigs, Stirling FK8 2DG

The Book Nook is an independent bookshop and coffee shop situated on Upper Craigs in Stirling city centre.

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