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Astley Book Farm

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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I love this place I always find a book I would like and the food is great very homely very warm... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ljayb77
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Books and cake

Wow if you love books they have so many different genres for all ages keep going in the barn as at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Trudy R
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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
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+44 24 7649 0235
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this place I always find a book I would like and the food is great very homely very warm ample parking a great place to meet friends. I bought my friend for her first visit she loved it I'm sure will be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ljayb77
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow if you love books they have so many different genres for all ages keep going in the barn as at the end well it’s a surprise u have to visit As well as a beautiful array of old they have some new books and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trudy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loads of parking in the middle of know where, but don't let that put you off. Its a munificent book farm, thousands of books on every subject you could think off. The café has improved its range serving hot food instead of just cake and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little book shop but nothing vegan in the cafe unfortunately. Would have spent the day here had there been.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated in the middle of nowhere but only a couple of miles or so from the M6, this coffee shop sells books, or, this book shop sells coffee, and fabulous cakes. They have an excellent menu and sell all sorts of bits and bobs, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Duncan R
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A lovely place to spend a few hours browsing among the books and rounding it off with lunch or a piece of their wonderful cake. My father gave the bacon sandwich a 4.5 out of 5, and as a Yorkshireman that's high praise indeed! We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 4 November 2018

First Visit to This Venue , It Is an old Barn Turned Into A tea Room And A collection Of Thousands of Books all clean and tidy ,Books Vary from a Couple of pounds to Rare Books in The Hundreds. The tearoom Is very pleasant...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colin l
Reviewed 10 October 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HeidiJ445
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Polkadot2004
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy H
18 February 2018|
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Response from AnneM6310 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of dog walkers visit here. But they usually stay outside.
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jillwdavid40
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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.
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