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Perfect for bookworms

A delightful little bookshop, selling all manner of books, gifts and wares. We could have spent... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Emma P
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Stafford, United Kingdom
A wonderful bookshop

I visit this book shop every time i'm in Porthmadog and i'm never disappointed, the shop is... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Bextrosity
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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73 High Street | Town Centre, Porthmadog LL49 9EU, Wales
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A delightful little bookshop, selling all manner of books, gifts and wares. We could have spent much longer browsing, alas I was running low on spending money! Would certainly visit again if in the area.

Thank Emma P
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I visit this book shop every time i'm in Porthmadog and i'm never disappointed, the shop is delightfully friendly and well stocked. They have a super collection of books from ‘Murder/ Thriller, to children’s books of the Gruffalo and art materials. There are maps of...More

Thank Bextrosity
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This shop has a wide range of books, local information, maps and artists equipment. The shop is well laid out and the staff are very helpful and are very happy to help you out in your search for your book.

Thank 350steve
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This bookshop was a nice surprise. Well-stocked, staff were lovely. Everything was neatly organized and easy to find. There were so many titles and I even found a few authors that are difficult to find!!

Thank Sissy2807
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Browsers is such a great bookshop, a wonderful combination of a good range of new titles and good-quality second-hand stock, plus artist materials at the back, all well presented. The staff are most friendly, knowledgeable and helpful - thank you Sian, you well deserve your...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

It’s so lovely to visit this shop when I am in Porthmadog. It’s an independent with a good variety of books , something to suit the whole family. Love the art materials too.

Thank considine
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Porthmadog is blessed in having this wonderful family run bookshop with it's comprehensive and eclectic mix of books. I enquired about an out of print book, 'Sails on the Dwryd' and they found a second hand copy for me the next day! Tons of local...More

Thank PutneySW
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I love this shop. I love all book shops but this one is lovely and cosy. I always manage to find something of interest.

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter loves this bookshop, whilst on holiday she loves to go and buy a book as part of her holiday treat. We spend ages browsing the shelves but always walk out with a book or 2!! Friendly staff and plenty of choice.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The shop may appear small on the outside but once you enter you will be completely surrounded by books covering all the main topics of interest. But at the rear of the shop is a Stationary Department. This means it is a good place for...More

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