High Peak Bookstore & Café

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Ashbourne Road, Buxton, SK17 9PY

T: 01298 71017

E: [email protected]



Opening Times: Monday – Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm, Sunday 10.30am – 5pm

The bookstore is one of the country’s largest independent bookshops, offering incredible breadth and depth of titles and subject areas, for both general and specialist book lovers.

20,000 different titles in stock at any given time, covering over 50 category classifications. 95% of books are on sale at half price, and in most cases even less!

National Book Tokens are available and accepted here, and Bookstore Gift Vouchers are also available in £5 denominations..

Wide selection of greeting cards.

Themed children’s room with books galore!

The café offers delicious home-cooked food and they are passionate about supporting other small, local, independent businesses and also serve Dalton’s Dairy ice cream, Yorkshire Crisps, Peak Ales, Ashover Cider, Peak Feast bakes, Buxton Coffee Roasters coffee, Birdhouse Tea Company teas and Cottage Delight preserves and pickles. Daily specials board as well as freshly baked cakes and scones.

Tripadvisor rated as ‘Travellers Choice 2022’ and one of Buxton’s top reviewed businesses on Tripadvisor with a rating of 4.5/5.

Fresh Buxton Roastery coffee and Gold Award winning, loose leaf Novus teas served in the café.

Breast feeding award. Disabled access.

Local Artisan Craft section.

Jigsaws and stationery.

Bird food and feeders for our feathered friends.

Large, free car park.

Dogs welcome throughout the bookstore & café.

Helpful and friendly staff.

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