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The Brit List | Scarthin Books

Scarthin Books in Cromford, Derbyshire is a Peak District hidden gem. Voted as number 6 in the ‘World’s Top 10 Best Bookshops’ by the Guardian, it is one not to be missed.

The shop was founded in 1974 starting with just one room. Today it has grown to have thirteen rooms including a Children’s Room and a Foreign Languages Room.

This delightful bookshop has over 100,000 books including new, second hand, rare and antiquarian.

Extend your visit with a trip to their vegetarian cafe, hidden behind a bookcase. The cafe offers organic home-cooked produce with a tasty food and drinks menu.

The extensive collection of books are set amongst an eclectic mix of furniture and homewares. Scarthin Books is an absolute must see for book lovers visiting the Peak District, a charming bookshop that is guaranteed to inspire and amaze.

Address: Scarthin Books, The Promenade, Scarthin, Cromford, Derbyshire DE4 3QF
Telephone Number: 01629 823272
Opening Times: Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm