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Picaresque Books

55 High Street, Dingwall IV15 9HL, Scotland
+44 7843 462176
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A delightful shop to visit

As soon as we entered the owner was on his feet to welcome us. which was warm and inviting. There... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Colin L
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Dunnet, United Kingdom
My idea of heaven

I am one of those people that just loves books and this place is just wonderful! Fantastic... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
alibobble
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24 Nov 2017
“A delightful shop to visit”
6 Nov 2017
“My idea of heaven”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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55 High Street, Dingwall IV15 9HL, Scotland
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+44 7843 462176
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

As soon as we entered the owner was on his feet to welcome us. which was warm and inviting. There is a good selection of books for all ages and tastes. On our next visit to Dingwall we will again visit this bookshop as it...More

Thank Colin L
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I am one of those people that just loves books and this place is just wonderful! Fantastic selection of books old and new, friendly welcome and if you can't find what you're looking for the owner will try get it. I intend to return with...More

Thank alibobble
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is always a welcome waiting for visitors to Picaresque and the owner is knowledgeable and helpful.There is an eclectic mix of old and new books, art and crafts and events such as book signings.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

A very nice well organised bookshop with a mix of old and new books plus some lovely crafts. Warm and welcoming.

Thank WillStaffordshire
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

On visit to Dingwall we visited this shop , very unusual as this shop have odd collection of books old and new history and other types . We purchase a book call Fregus visits Earth unfortunately it is not a child's book as we thought...More

1  Thank Sinclair R
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed spending time in this treasure trove of a bookshop especially enjoyed the art and crafts, the chap that seemed to run it was very helpful. Some really original pieces of art and a generally great wee shop. Would recommend you visit if you...More

1  Thank 757jane
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Picaresque Books appears, almost magically, on Dingwall High Street, amongst the butchers, cafés and boarded up shops. It is run by the truly enthusiastic and knowledgeable David Duguid. When I popped in he appeared at my elbow (only slightly resembling the shopkeeper from Mr Benn),...More

1  Thank Janet M
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

spent less than half an hour in this bookshop before closing time and managed to find two books that were of interest und purchased. Very well set out with an extremely good variety of second hand books. Shall definitely return on my next visit to...More

Thank selkiesave
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

We visited Picaresque Books and Gallerie Fantoosh in the search for some rare old Scottish books. The shop has a large collection of rare books of many subjects. The owner was was very knowledgeable and helpful. The shop also sells interesting antiques and local crafted...More

3  Thank Roderick B
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