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Address: 10, The Grove, Ilkley LS29 9EG, England
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+44 1943 609335
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun 11:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:30

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Perfect gifts for Christmas

This independent book store is perfect for Christmas shopping. Purchased vinyl and books as gifts. The staff couldn't be more helpful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
Lindykid
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This independent book store is perfect for Christmas shopping. Purchased vinyl and books as gifts. The staff couldn't be more helpful.

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Thank Lindykid
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Local bookshop with regularly changing range. Downstairs the music shop is well stocked with CDs and music sheets and books. Staff in both are extremely helpful and books ordered usually arrive next day with a prompt phone call to advise you they are ready for collection. Permanent 4 for 3 paperback stand. Local books well stocked.

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Thank Caroline W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a problem with a Christmas gift that was sorted out quickly. Very friendly staff,a real genuine bookshop atmosphere.

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Thank jscoates
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Excellent selection of a good range of books to suit everyone . Helpful knowledgable staff. Worth a visit....

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Grove Bookshop and Music is a little gem. An absolute find for bibliophiles like myself. The people working there are friendly, knowledgeable and super professional. The shop itself is cosy (hyggelig) and the wooden bookshelves with gold writing gives a touch of Harrypottereske magic. Go and have a peruse, just dont have a big backpack on ya....you might take... More 

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Thank Suslsmith
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Very friendly and knowledgeable. If they have not got the book you are after they will get it for you, phone you when it arrives. You can also book your tickets there for the Ilkley Literature Festival.

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Thank Viola292014
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Browse before you buy; take your grandchildren to choose a book to treasure. Downstairs is music, to listen to and to buy, an excellent selection of sheet music and CDs including all the standard teaching materials. A rare den of delights.

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Thank CazMoley
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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230 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The Grove Bookshop is closely connected to the annual literature festival held in the town in he autumn. It's very often possible to find titles signed by the author. It's frequented by literary folk too - I once bumped into Alan Bennett inside the shop. The basement room houses the small, but pretty well stocked (mostly classical) record shop. Good... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

As it says on the tin, excellent for personalised shopping for books and music albums. Most of my book purchases are done via the Web for Kindle books, but this shop allows you to browse and the staff are excellent no hassle Recommend to everyone.

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Thank Disatisfiedgmj
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great shop, well stocked, with knowledgeable staff who are always willing to help. Books can be ordered in and are available the next day if they don't have what you are looking for. Good to have an independent bookshop which we need to use or lose...

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