A Guide to Beautiful Bookshops in the Peak District

There are many excellent bookshops in the Peak District and surrounding areas. Some of them are well known and others are hidden away. We’ve listed a selection of independent booksellers that are based in the Peak District National Park (UK)… View Post

A Guide to Sedbergh – England’s Official Book Town

This post was updated in April 2021. Ever since we first heard about Sedbergh Book Town – England’s official book town situated near Kendal in Cumbria, we planned to make a visit. This pretty place is nestled at the foothills… View Post

A Literary Weekend in Winchester

Winchester is the perfect setting for a literary weekend break. Bibliophiles often head to Bath, London or Oxford for bookish travel but this pretty historic city has everything a reader could want. We spent a weekend in Winchester during February… View Post

Following in the Footsteps of Jane Austen at Chawton House

Chawton House gardens are open from 11am to 4.30pm every day but entry must be booked online. The House and Library are closed until further notice due to Covid-19. Chawton House was referred to as the ‘Great House’ by Jane… View Post

A February Afternoon at Jane Austen’s House Museum

Note that Jane Austen’s House Museum is currently closed to visitors until later this summer. In order to welcome visitors back safely, all tickets will need to be booked in advance. They will be announcing the reopening date soon. The… View Post