A Guide to Bookshops in Northumberland

Northumberland is a breathtaking county with incredible scenery, fascinating history (notably Roman) and a collection of amazing independent bookshops. One of the main charms of this part of England is that it isn’t over-touristy, but this also means that although… View Post

12 Bookish Places to Stay in the UK

Literary culture is an essential part of Britain’s identity so it’s no surprise that there are many bookish places to stay in the UK. From country houses to quaint hideaways to elegant hotels, bibliophiles can find a retreat for almost… View Post

A Day Out in Brontë Country

If you long for windswept inspiration, then fly straight to Brontë country and walk the hills that inspired the three Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Anne and Emily to write their classic gothic novels. Haworth lies at the heart of this area… View Post

Atmospheric Literary Places to Visit in Derbyshire

Unsurprisingly for such a picturesque area of Britain, there are lots of literary places to visit in Derbyshire. This largely rural county in the heart of England is full of atmospheric landscapes ranging from brooding moorlands to sweeping country estates,… 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