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The Watermill

Mill Street, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG, Scotland
+44 1887 822896
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Wonderful vibe

It is easy to see why the Watermill was chosen as the best independent bookshop. It is an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David P
via mobile
Great bookshop for outdoors type stuff...

We had a browse around the shop on a visit to Aberfeldy, very interesting collection of books for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cake” (32 reviews)
“art gallery” (14 reviews)
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Mill Street, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG, Scotland
+44 1887 822896
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is easy to see why the Watermill was chosen as the best independent bookshop. It is an intriguing building (an old oatmill) with an intriguing selection of books, art and music. Also a cafe on the lower floor has a great atmosphere with old...More

Thank David P
Kevin R, Owner at The Watermill, responded to this review

Thanks David, really appreciate your review and glad you enjoyed visit. Kevin

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a browse around the shop on a visit to Aberfeldy, very interesting collection of books for sale with a great variety of "outdoors" type titles. Looks to be a great coffee shop as well with a wood burning stove which would be nice...More

Thank skyeten
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place for coffee and cake, not to dear, you can sit inside or when we were there it was a nice day so we sat outside.

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite shop is a Book Shop and oh boy is this a Book Shop. You could spend hours perusing through the shelves and shelves of books and finish with an excellent coffee and cake in the café.

1  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful warm sunny day so we were able to sit in the garden and enjoy our lunch. Lovely, friendly staff and diners. Lovely setting and great food. Would highly recommend.

Thank 55RonaH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing array of books in this quaint wee book shop on the river in the lovely village of Abergele. Great coffee and cakes, and the log burning fire adds to the amazing atmosphere. Well worth a visit!

Thank NeilC1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice wee quirky shops within the building selling everything from brushes to leather to woolen items, cards, dried flowers, you name it they've got it. Lots of books to browse and buy, a lovely art exhibition with art from local artists, and lovely, much needed,...More

Thank Edin51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They always have a great selection of books and soup but not cheap. But very popular Easy to locate in aberfeldy

Thank Jacimri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Book and cd shop with gallery space and coffee shop downstairs with seating out the back. There is a gallery space as well. Nice sandwiches and cakes and we always pop in. Staff polite and helpful.

Thank Tullibardine_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with a large group of family members. The cafe was very busy so we browsed the bookshop until a table became available. There were lots of cake options one of which was gluten free. It was a yoghurt and mango cake- tasted lovely!...More

Thank Jemmaf16
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You have an excellent business but in the cafe can you make sure the butter is spreadable and not a hard lump that tears the bread? It may seem a trivial point but at £4.60 for the soup details like that become important.
7 October 2016|
Response from Kevin R | Property representative |
Hi Graham Thanks for flagging this up (it is something that annoys me too) - I will bring it to the attention of the cafe team. Regards Kevin
I was there today in my wheelchair and found the cafe and shop to be accessible althought the top floor not
7 November 2015|
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Response from Kevin R | Property representative |
The Watermill is in a 200 year-old A-listed building and it wasn't possible to install a lift to the top floor art gallery, although we do have level access to the bookshop and cafe (on separate floors). I will change our... More