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Bookbarn International

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Hallatrow Business Park Wells Road | Unit 1 Hallatrow Business Park, High Littleton BS39 6EX, England
+44 1761 451333
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Nirvana for bibliophiles

This is a wonderful place for booklovers who are virtually guaranteed to find something of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol739
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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Wished we'd checked that there was a May Fair on.

Arrived to find a May Far in full swing. Lots of stalls with some interesting items for sale... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz G
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Visit our bricks and mortar shop in the heart of Somerset, just outside Bristol and Bath. You’ll find thousands of pre loved books for just £1, Rare and Antiquarian books to browse and fresh, homemade food at The Full Stop Café. We are child and wheelchair friendly too with plenty of free parking space.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“book barn” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Hallatrow Business Park Wells Road | Unit 1 Hallatrow Business Park, High Littleton BS39 6EX, England
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+44 1761 451333
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"log burner"
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"a wonderful place to spend"
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"lovely little cafe"
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"interesting books"
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"home made cakes"
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"behind the scenes"
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"bargains galore"
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"browsing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place for booklovers who are virtually guaranteed to find something of interest. We had a limited amount of time to spend but I bought three health and lifestyle books whilst my partner bought two on aviation. There were sections on politics,...More

Thank Carol739
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived to find a May Far in full swing. Lots of stalls with some interesting items for sale. But.... The cafe was serving only cold food (or soup) and there were very few seats available (because of the stalls taking up space). Difficult to get...More

Thank Liz G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of second hand books, some categorized some not. Noticed some other reviews complained about dog earred stock. This is hardly a surprise when you consider the journey these books have been on to end their days in a huge barn. If you like your...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, rare and interesting books and a wonderful cafe with gorgeous food for a great price. It's an absolutely magical place, the staff are lovely , hardworking and helpful and I could quite happily spend every weekend here. Very pleased with the wild flower and...More

Thank OctaviaLong
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We made a special trip as a Sunday treat and were eagerly anticipating a good browse and returning home with a nice big bag of books. Really, really disappointing- Yes, there were lots of books but most were old, dated and some decaying. Ok if...More

Thank jaysV5365ZG
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BookbarnIntl, Manager at Bookbarn International, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi from the BBI Team, We're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed during your visit to us. We have 7 wonderful shop team members who work very hard to keep the shelves tidy, organised and stocked with great bargains. Books fly off the...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to visit for ages and thought whilst we were holidaying in Somerset we would check it out. It was so disappointing, the books were old, dog eared copies and very disorganised plus the staff were rude. Will not be visiting again will stick...More

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BookbarnIntl, Manager at Bookbarn International, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi emmadro, Thank you for your review. We're very sorry to hear that you were disappointed during your visit to us and hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. We are currently in the process of updating our shop space - installing a new...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I ordered on-line a book for my wife. The price was good, speed of delivery excellent and the service was brilliant.

1  Thank dickt400
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place, books of all kinds...a book lovers dream in fact! Fab cafe too and very reasonably priced. Came away with lots of books, all a pound each. Just wish we lived nearer!

1  Thank ljpixie
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a browse and decided to have a light lunch in the full stop cafe. We had home made leek and potato soup and cauliflower and cheese soup, the cauliflower and cheese soup was out of this world, the best soup I have...More

Thank Joanna W
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Lots of books to brows through and most only priced at £1.00 The coffee had a good range of cakes and light lunches , think they are all vegetarian , The quiches with salad were excellent and the cakes were delirious. The only down point...More

Thank adelaide60
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ingridbinning
28 October 2016|
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Response from BookbarnIntl | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your Question. We don't buy books but it may possible to sell them through our vendor service. Please call us on 01761 451333 to discuss your books and we'll see how we can assist. Kind regards, Fenna
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