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A Station Bookshop - but WH Smith it isn't!

With too much time to kill before visiting the theatre at 2pm, I sauntered along to the station and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Jimmy S
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Don't miss out!

Even if you're not travelling by train you should make an effort to visit this book shop on... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Michael G
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Second hand bookshop. Most volumes are just £1 each. The Bookshop is run entirely by volunteers so all income is donated to six selected charities.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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| Platform 1, Pitlochry Train Station, Pitlochry, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

With too much time to kill before visiting the theatre at 2pm, I sauntered along to the station and was pleased - nay, delighted - to find this little shop. With so many books in stock, one may expect a bit of a jumble, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Even if you're not travelling by train you should make an effort to visit this book shop on Platform 1 at Pitlochry Station. It's a treasure trove packed with a wonderful range of books many of which are only £1.00. There's an extensive Scottish section...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks for your review, MIchael. We do appreciate it. Our £1 books have brought us income of a quarter of a million pounds, so far, and every penny has gone to our charities. Thanks for spreading the news and I hope that you can visit...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely shop.I have visited it every time I've been in Pitlochry.I usually end up buying books to add to my already heavy luggage.3 books for £3 and great ones at that.I recall being there in winter when One could buy hot chocolate.Staff...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for your review and your purchases. I hope you are able to come back on many more visits!

Reviewed 16 June 2018

We visit every time we come to Pitlochry and stock up and pass on good condition paperbacks and hardbacks. The paperbacks are £1 each - the charity shops are more expensive! The staff are friendly and helpful and it supports excellent charities. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks for your review with an apology for not responding when you submitted it. I'm glad you enjoy your visits. All those donations and £1 purchases have allowed us to reach a total of a quarter of a million pounds as of last week. Thanks.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Part of the Pitlochry Rail Station this little bookshop works for charity and offers loads of books around £1 each. Lady behind the counter was friendly and helpful as we browsed the shelves looking for good holiday reads. Well worth a visit and supporting a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thanks for your support. We're almost at a quarter of a million pounds now and all money raised goes to our six charities. Please come again.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

A real treasure of a place. Small, charity bookshop with volunteer staff. An excellent range of books of all stripes. Prices very reasonable - many books only £1.00 and in good condition. Don't miss it

Date of experience: September 2017
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Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for your review. I hope you will visit again. You may lilke to know that we have recently been awarded the title of "Vountary Fundraising group of the Year," specifically for our fundraising for Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance. Thanks for your purchases.

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A cute little shopworn lots of books ranging from History, Non-Fiction, fiction and more. Most books are one and two dollars and we were told the money goes to charity. Lovely little shop, with helpful and friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited the bookshop which is on Pitlochry Station during our stay at Kenmore. It charges just £1 for most of their books and despite the fact that the bookshop is very small it had a wide selction. Having read about it before our trip...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

A particularly wide selection of theatrical-interest books including plays - not usually seen in book shops like this. Dog friendly as well, and that's most unusual! Very friendly and helpful. Wish I lived there so I could use the shop regularly, but did get stocked...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks, Bob, for your review and I hope it encourages many more people to visit us. We have now raised about £1800 for our charities and our visitor numbers keep rising. Sorry that you don't live to close to us but we hope that you...More

Reviewed 11 October 2015

Always try & visit. Picked up 'The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins' as soon as i got of the train after seeing it in the window. Then picked up another 3 when meeting family at station the next day. Most books £1.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2015

Thanks for visiting and buying your books. We hope you'll come again...and again...!

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