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Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding

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Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding

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Derbyshire, the Peak District & Poole’s Cavern Small-Group Tour from Manchester
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Derbyshire, the Peak District & Poole’s Cavern Small-Group Tour from Manchester

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This region encapsulates everything everybody loves about England.<br><br>There are rolling hills so green that you wonder whether there’s something unusual in the soil, there are rural towns with more quaint cottages than you can count, and caves with tales of kings, queens, and treachery.<br><br>On this tour, you explore the most fascinating spots in the area of Derbyshire.<br><br>You see the gently towering hillocks of the Peak District, experience the traditional streets and treats of Bakewell village, and journey into the natural wonder of Poole’s Cavern.<br><br>Join this tour and experience England in miniature.
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TotallyWired wrote a review Oct 2020
Sheffield, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
Staff have an appalling attitude towards disabled people. I was bullied into wearing a mask by the ignorant woman on the till who clearly looked me up & down & decided I wasn't disabled because I didn't look disabled. I've been to this bookshop before (pre covid) & struggled with the damp cellar that they keep the art section in (I'm asthmatic). Neither is there a lift to gain access to the upper floors. The building is old & not fit for purpose just like the attitude of the staff.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Fwaire wrote a review Sep 2020
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We love second hand book stores and this is probably the best we've been to! We went during the Covid pandemic and so they had strict rules on numbers of people inside. They gave us a time to stay till and said that if we hear a gong after that time to go downstairs to pay and leave as someone else would be waiting. It was a simple but effective system but we would love to visit during normal times as we both think we could have stayed here for a whole day exploring the shelves! Inside is five floors crammed to the brim with books from all ages, subjects and rarities. If you are looking for a particular subject or author the chances are it will be in here. If you want something cheap, many books are just a couple of pounds, or you can find rare limited first editions for over £100! You can even find books signed by your favourite authors. It's not just books though. Inside you will learn about the history of the building and the area, you will find maps and other intriguing decorations and you can bring in your old tatty books to be rebound. By far my favourite thing was the tiny book earrings! Apparently they held a staff competition to bind the smallest books and now the winner has started making the most adorable earrings! If you're a lover of books or anything a little quirky, this is a must see when Buxton.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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IAN D wrote a review Jul 2020
Wigan, United Kingdom17,951 contributions3,188 helpful votes
Lovely old bookshop from a bygone days. 5 floors covering every book you can think of.. They have antique books and also bok bind.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Bibberty wrote a review Jan 2020
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Floors of every kind of book all very well named. Very interesting really old antique books. Local new books for sale. You can sit in a comfy room surrounded by children's books and have a drink with your read. Interesting decor with an old fireplace full of memorabilia. Be careful with the steep stairs.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jim wrote a review Oct 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom519 contributions46 helpful votes
I spotted this bookshop in the tourist information and took a detour to reach it. It is in Upper Buxton near St Ann’s Church. It’s an excellent place to get away from noise and spend a quiet half hour browsing. There is an excellent well stocked section of sheet music on one floor, and plenty of choice on many different disciplines. I bought two poetry books, and was impressed by the range of older stock. It’s obviously a place that supports the arts, and the window is full of forthcoming events.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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