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Scarthin Books

Scarthin, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
+44 1629 823272
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Love this bookshop

Quirky is the word, love it. Visit the toilet it’s like stepping back in time. Great selection of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marilyn M
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
An absolute find!

Found this amazingly quirky book shop, with a wonderfully welcoming cafe on the top floor, quite by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sburgoine
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Rutland, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“book shop” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Scarthin, Cromford, Matlock DE4 3QF, England
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+44 1629 823272
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quirky is the word, love it. Visit the toilet it’s like stepping back in time. Great selection of books and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Marilyn M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this amazingly quirky book shop, with a wonderfully welcoming cafe on the top floor, quite by accident..Wow..what a treat! Brilliant with the five thirsty kids and two parched adults in tow. Lovely selection of drinks and food at incredibly reasonable prices. The bookshop is...More

1  Thank sburgoine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time back since I was a young lad. Floors of books for every topic & taste. Everyone will find a book in here !

Thank SZGR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place but how on earth you find something you are looking for is beyond me - stuff piled high and wide much of it unpriced. New mixed with second hand in some places much of it unpriced or new books presumably at cover price...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard of Scarthin Books years ago and had read enthusuastically about the shop. My late father was a Scarthin lad and he would have loved the experience. I made a short visit to the shop and would have loved to have stayed and explored...More

Thank Malcolm D B
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome collection of both new and secondhand books with friendly, helpful staff. Spent a good 30 minutes here and had time permitted would have spent longer. Yes we did buy a book!

Thank Ian S
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

An outstanding bookshop is an understatement! This place, rated "6th best bookshop IN THE WORLD", is an Aladdin’s magical cave of books, with moving walls and so much more. Its superb little café is a gluten free/vegetarian, vegan delight, and everyone is so enthusiastic and...More

Thank Montalivet2
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing warren of books with delightful cafe attached. Second hand gems and new books available. Friendly and welcoming. We whiled away nearly 2 hours and bought a remarkable amount of books. 5 stars!

Thank Michelle W
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I love books and am building a library at home so it was with gusto I visited this gem of a bookstore after it having been recommended to me. Crammed floor to ceiling with books old and new and of every conceivable genre it is...More

Thank MrsWoman94
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I was recommended this little book shop as a must see while in Scarthin and believe me it is so worth a visit! There are very old to very new books there and it's got it's very own little cafe who cater for vegetarians and...More

Thank Mini-Red-Head
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