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Astley Book Farm

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great coffee stop for cyclists too

Sat on the top of a hill with some great views I visited this stop with a cycling group, bearing in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Morning Brew

If you are after a good coffee and bacon sandwich 10/10. Bread was chunky and fresh, bacon was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atherstone, United Kingdom
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“book shop”(12 reviews)
Astley Book Farm is the largest second hand book shop in the Midlands. 4000Sq feet of renovated farm steading filled with thousands of quality second hand books. Antiquarian & Collectable, an extensive Science Fiction section and barns of...more
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Astley Lane, Bedworth CV12 0NE, England
+44 24 7649 0235
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sat on the top of a hill with some great views I visited this stop with a cycling group, bearing in mind there were about 10 of us we all got served fairly quickly and the weather was nice enough to sit outside. In the...More

Thank HeidiJ445
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are after a good coffee and bacon sandwich 10/10. Bread was chunky and fresh, bacon was cooked perfectly, just on the cuspe of being crispy. My friend had a hot chocolate to die for and my Mum had tea and a teacake. The...More

Thank Polkadot2004
Reviewed 1 week ago

An incredible range of books, all clearly categorised. A lovely tea-room with excellent food and drink. An area set aside for children's entertainment. Also available are items of memorabilia. Well worth a visit.

Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe here is lovely. The food is fresh and tasty, the drinks are good and the portions are generous too. The tea for one actually give 3 cups and is served from a teapot. The food is deceivingly filling, the paninis come with a...More

Thank Lucy-Jayne G
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We had a lovely day today at Astley. The book collection is vast - the barn seems to go on forever. I don't think you could ever get bored of browsing here. The cafe is great and the staff very friendly. A perfect place for...More

Thank jenclaire27
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Book Barn for the first time this week. It’s cafe has a wonderfully relaxed ambiance and whilst the menu is limited the quality of the food and the service is brilliant. It was very relaxing to wander around the books after having...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I have been here several times in the past month with various family and friends. All have been delighted, and amazed at the sheer volume of books available with something for everyone. It really is the largest 2nd hand bookstore in the Midlands. The cafe...More

Thank chocolina25
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

As we are local, we visit on a regular basis mainly for food. Portions are generous and of high quality. Very pleasant staff.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

great little coffee shop, lovely setting, delicious cake, really great service, and books and small shop,i would highly recommend a visit

Thank lindamc590
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My friend found this place and she really wanted to take me to show off her new find. I’m so glad she did, as it’s a fabulous little place. The food was beautiful and the setting is stunning. Then on top of that I came...More

Thank MidlandsBubble
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Amy H
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Response from AnneM6310 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of dog walkers visit here. But they usually stay outside.
23 September 2017|
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Response from Iamasingletraveller | Reviewed this property |
Don't think there is a need to book, but if you want to make sure, just give them a ring.