We are a small independent bookshop in the historic market town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire. We have around 6,000 books in stock and are usually able to get books that we don't have in the shop for you next working day. You are welcome to pop in just to browse and soak up that book shop atmosphere, but our team are also on hand and always happy to provide you with ideas and suggestions for your next book or that perfect present! In order to keep you and our team safe please click here for information on what to expect when you visit us. 



"Hugely knowledgable and really friendly staff. This bookshop

is a real gem!"

We are a small independent bookshop in the historic town of Wallingford in Oxfordshire. First opened by Mary Ingrams in 1983 and now owned by Ali Jinks, the shop is an integral part of the the Wallingford community. 

We have over 6,000 books in stock at any one time, but if we don't have what you're looking for we can order it for you. The only thing we love more than helping you to find your perfect book is a challenge. So whether you've forgotten the name of a book, an author or both come and test us - we'll do our darnedest to find the book for you!



Do pop by and see us if you're in Wallingford, you're sure of a warm welcome!  If you're not ready to visit us just yet though you can still order from us online and we can post books to you or deliver them if you're local. We'll even gift-wrap that perfect present. Call us on 01491 834383 or email

Tues - Sat: 9am - 4pm 
Sunday and Monday: Closed


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01491 834383

10c St Martin's St, Wallingford OX10 0AL, UK

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