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Pitlochry Station Bookshop

| Platform 1, Pitlochry Train Station, Pitlochry, Scotland
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A must-visit shop if you are in Pitlochry

We visit this charity bookshop every time we are in Pitlochry, and never come away... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John&Betty
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Glasgow
what a find!

A real treasure of a place. Small, charity bookshop with volunteer staff. An excellent range of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
dgibsonbamenda
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Second hand bookshop. Most volumes are just £1 each. The Bookshop is run entirely by volunteers so all income is donated to six selected charities.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“non fiction” (2 reviews)
“little gem” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| Platform 1, Pitlochry Train Station, Pitlochry, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit this charity bookshop every time we are in Pitlochry, and never come away empty-handed. The bookshop is located on the platform at Pitlochry Station, so is easy to find with plentiful parking nearby. The shop is small, but has a great selection of...More

Thank John&Betty
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. I hope that you will continue to visit us so that we can keep our charities supplied with money. Recently we have been awarded the title of "Voluntary Fundraising Group of the Year" specifically for our fundraising for Scotland's Charity Air...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

A real treasure of a place. Small, charity bookshop with volunteer staff. An excellent range of books of all stripes. Prices very reasonable - many books only £1.00 and in good condition. Don't miss it

Thank dgibsonbamenda
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. I hope you will visit again. You may lilke to know that we have recently been awarded the title of "Vountary Fundraising group of the Year," specifically for our fundraising for Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance. Thanks for your purchases.

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A cute little shopworn lots of books ranging from History, Non-Fiction, fiction and more. Most books are one and two dollars and we were told the money goes to charity. Lovely little shop, with helpful and friendly staff.

1  Thank JypsyJinger
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited the bookshop which is on Pitlochry Station during our stay at Kenmore. It charges just £1 for most of their books and despite the fact that the bookshop is very small it had a wide selction. Having read about it before our trip...More

Thank 101dot
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A particularly wide selection of theatrical-interest books including plays - not usually seen in book shops like this. Dog friendly as well, and that's most unusual! Very friendly and helpful. Wish I lived there so I could use the shop regularly, but did get stocked...More

1  Thank Bob186346
Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Thanks, Bob, for your review and I hope it encourages many more people to visit us. We have now raised about £1800 for our charities and our visitor numbers keep rising. Sorry that you don't live to close to us but we hope that you...More

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Always try & visit. Picked up 'The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins' as soon as i got of the train after seeing it in the window. Then picked up another 3 when meeting family at station the next day. Most books £1.

Thank JaquleneC
Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2015

Thanks for visiting and buying your books. We hope you'll come again...and again...!

Reviewed 2 October 2015

I just happened to find the info for this little gem online one day and put it on our list of things to do when we arrived in Pitlochry (as we did a few days ago). What a beautiful book store and you can just...More

1  Thank Chris K
Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thanks. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon - our supply of books changes regularly.

Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is a must visit place in an ideal location on platform 1 of Pitlochry train station. There is a good selection of books well laid out in a light shop. If you need a book before you get on a train then visit this...More

Thank EdinburghChaz
Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015

Thanks. We are happy to sell books to anyone!

Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Brilliant cosy bookshop really conveniently placed in central Pitlochry.Huge selection of novels and some lovely old books too.Im unable to leave here without a bag full.Staff genuine,welcoming and really interesting too.great experience and a charity too.great wee gem in Pitlochry.

Thank mhicmac
Brian2028, Public Relations Manager at Pitlochry Station Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Thank you. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come again.

Reviewed 23 August 2015

Lovely well-stocked second-hand bookshop and in such an unexpected location. Good variety of books and almost all of them at £1.00 each! Friendly and helpful proprietrix.

Thank Ian Y
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