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Bookstore Brierlow Bar

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Address: Ashbourne Road | Junct of A515 and B5053, Buxton SK17 9PY, England
Phone Number: +44 1298 71017
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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........................................................................ Bookstore Brierlow Bar is one of the country's largest independent bookshops, offering incredible breadth and depth of titles and subject areas, for both general and specialist booklovers. Knowledgeable, friendly staff are on hand at all times, in a spacious, relaxing atmosphere in which you can browse at leisure. ***New Coffee Bar*** We are very excited to announce that Bookstore Brierlow Coffee Bar is now open for business! Come and join us for a freshly ground coffee (we are proud to serve Fair Trade), or sample one of our Gold Award winning, loose leaf Novus teas. We have scrumptious sweet treats made by the wonderful Bridge Bakehouse too. And this is just the beginning! Over the coming months, we hope to expand our little seating area and serve light lunches such as salads, sandwiches, soups and paninis. Do come and see us soon! Bookstore Brierlow Bar boasts a large, free car park with picnic tables, and the rivers Dove and Manifold are just a short distance away. We also welcome coaches and appointments are not always necessary. ***Just a quick word of advice! Despite numerous attempts to get Trip Advisor to place us at Brierlow Bar on the A515 about 2 miles south of Buxton, at its junction with the B5053 Longnor road, we seem to be situated on the Staden Industrial Park on their maps. This is about a mile away from our actual location. Google Maps have us in the correct place. If you cannot find us please telephone and we will redirect you.***

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Very helpful, lots of variety.

I called in as i wanted a gift for someone...lady was very helpful...match my requirements perfectly and good price too. Will definitely be back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I called in as i wanted a gift for someone...lady was very helpful...match my requirements perfectly and good price too. Will definitely be back.

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BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place visit a couple of times a year, you could easily spend an hour or so getting lost in all the books. If you request any book they don't have they can get it for you. Now they have a little cafe you can spend more time there.

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Thank Helen M
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you, Helen. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I visit this brilliant bookstore on a regular basis and the more I visit the more I find. You can easily spend hours discovering more and I have never ever seen so many books on art and artists as there are here. That is just one of the many specialisms they have. An exceptional bookstore bar non and the tea... More 

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Thank Alan P
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin. at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks, Alan. We hope you will come back soon. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A great place for a short trip out - taking in the bookstore, the nice drive from Derby, and so on. A very good selection of books in all genres, from classics through fiction to philosophy, local interest and cooking. It's an even greater pleasure to go there with my toddler so she can pick some new books.

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Thank Simon F
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

We are delighted that you have come so far to see us and we hope you will come again soon. Thank you. More 

South Wingfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a very good, mostly discount, bookshop. The wife, who has several hundred cookery books, always manages to find something new. I, who has several hundred war books, always manages to find something new.

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Thank jake1642
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Fantastic selection of bargain priced books. Never disappointed with a visit to this store. Definitely something for everyone here!

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Thank Ken W
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We hope that you will come back soon. More 

Leicester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We only discovered this place as we had downloaded a walk which starts here. What a find. A HUGE bookstore with fantastic reductions in prices. Everything you could imagine plus stationery etc. Also a café and large car park. Brilliant.

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Thank DaveThomasLeicester
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

That's the Very Best Publicity!!!! Thank you. More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This in unbelievable bookstore in the middle of nowhere, or so it seems. Good parking. Very helpful staff. Being disabled and using walking stick found it difficult to find what I wanted as this is a very large store. Told the lady on desk what I wanted and I was served within five minutes. I knew the title of the... More 

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Thank Dorothy D
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Finding a specific book is a nightmare for everyone here....ourselves included....but we are thankful the there is a big computer under the counter who knows where things are supposed to be!!! Please ask us anytime if you need us to find anything....or order it if we don't have it in stock. We cannot always guarantee out Famous Low Prices for... More 

Salisbury
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233 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We came to the area to visit all the amazing sights, but 3 times we past the bookshop on our way to visiting them. We popped in the first time as I love books, but the second and third time the car just turned in by itself as it knew how much I wanted to go again. I bought so... More 

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Thank LadyFranklyn
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

We hope your car's springs survived the journey home with a library on board! It's good to hear that you have enjoyed your visit(s) and we hope you will come back and see us again. Thank you. More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A great place to stop whether you are walking in the Peak District or just driving past, for all those books and items you may have missed the first time round. You'll get a friendly welcome and help from the informed staff there. And when you have loaded all your purchases into your car, onto your bike or into your... More 

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BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our shop and we hope you will come back and see us again soon. Thank you More 

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