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Baggins Book Bazaar

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great bookshop , never leave empty handed. Staff are very helpful and know exactly where to locate... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Maze

Absolute warren of books. Thought some of it was a bit over priced but it was a joyful hour... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Tara P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great bookshop , never leave empty handed. Staff are very helpful and know exactly where to locate books in the maze of shelves.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Absolute warren of books. Thought some of it was a bit over priced but it was a joyful hour - very well organised into sections so if you are looking for something specific you can get there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tara P
Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you like books or book stores, then this must be on your list. We stumbled across this on a visit to Rochester, and saw the sign that it is the biggest second-hand book store in England. It is endless and never-ending. Amazing. It seemed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't ordinarily write a review about a shop but this place is a treasure trove if you love books! It's deceptive from the outside, as once inside it goes back a long way and there's an upstairs. I didn't have time to spend long...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went for the first time recently and loved it! I could spend hours browsing the various sections that interest me. Bear in mind that this is a 2nd hand book store, so the stock does change fairly regularly. Well organised, reasonably priced and huuuuuuge. I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Going back again.....this time for a full day with carrier bags and credit card! This place is THE place to go for booklovers, wonderful shelves, well stacked and sorted. Shame you are a round-trip of almost 100 miles from home, but worth the journey !

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RayEssex21753
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Baggins is really quite well organised. You go through alleyways of books which makes the experience quite entertaining with the many unexpected and surprising finds. I was looking for good biographies of music composers: I found two great vintage books on Brahms and Prokofiev, dating...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JulietteP33
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A great bookshop on Rochester high street. Fantastic amount of stock nice staff. It seems to go on forever.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Loved this bookshop which is on different floors and goes back for what feels like miles, Tardis like. Spent far too long browsing around and came out with two books which Ive been looking for for quite a while. Nice to see a busy bookshop

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Extremely disappointed with how i was treated selling a collection of books to them. 2 months they had them. Went into ask and was told the buyer hasnt looked at them so i should wait. Strangely i then had a call later that day with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Tory H
17 October 2016|
Response from _Hunnyp1edead | Reviewed this property |
Not very close it's about a 5 minute walk so maybe borrow a trolley ..also get to the car park early it gets full up really fast every day!