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One of the best places to read the newspaper in the world! It's the last private subscription... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jimgthornton
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Edingley, United Kingdom
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Wonderful walled garden and tour

I honestly loved the tour it was so informative and the tour guide was so enthusiastic! only wish I... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
xBrendalicious1975x
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to read the newspaper in the world! It's the last private subscription library in the country, but the lovely staff usually let honest and sober visitors look round. Everyone loves the decor, but the idiosyncratic filing system is even better;...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2018

I honestly loved the tour it was so informative and the tour guide was so enthusiastic! only wish I had discovered this place sooner!

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

An oasis in the city centre which should be sought out by everyone who loves books. As you walk around you can feel the history in the building and the staff are friendly and informative. Worth scheduling a trip on a Wednesday or, better still,...More

Thank Saraki
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We enjoyed a lovely couple of hours with the Gedling WI having a guided tour of this unique and hidden gem. This is an amazing place and the tour guides were very knowledgeable. We understand this library to be an independent lending library, and one...More

1  Thank Bobsiesmum
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Having found this library on TA I was looking forward to visiting. Firstly it is a very hard place to find as there is no outside signage, after a look at Google images I eventually managed to find it and was pleased to see i...More

4  Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We took our friends who were visiting from Australia. They loved it, especially the staircase. It really is a world removed when you enter the door, like stepping back in time.There is also the lovely waled garden to wander in too.

1  Thank Linbylynn
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I read up on this place before our trip to Nottingham and really hoped to get to see it but having located the entrance we rang the bell and even though we were there during their opening times there was no answer. What a shame!...More

2  Thank janwT2714TR
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is an amazing place and they give tours , so you would have to contact them, but well worth it. It is an independent lending library, and one of the few remaining subscription libraries with over 40,000 books in stock. It is worth a...More

1  Thank gardenofEden667102
Reviewed 19 February 2016

It's near Old Market Square, right in the centre of Nottingham. It's a Georgian townhouse that in 1816 became a library. We did the guided tour (free entry but you have to book on their website) and it's been very interesting from different aspects: the...More

3  Thank fuscol
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