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Astley Book Farm

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Yummy lunch

The cafe here is lovely. The food is fresh and tasty, the drinks are good and the portions are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lucy-Jayne G
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Vast selection

We had a lovely day today at Astley. The book collection is vast - the barn seems to go on forever... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“book lovers”(14 reviews)
“book shop”(12 reviews)
Astley Book Farm is the largest second hand book shop in the Midlands. 4000Sq feet of renovated farm steading filled with thousands of quality second hand books. Antiquarian & Collectable, an extensive Science Fiction section and barns of...more
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Astley Lane, Bedworth CV12 0NE, England
+44 24 7649 0235
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cafe here is lovely. The food is fresh and tasty, the drinks are good and the portions are generous too. The tea for one actually give 3 cups and is served from a teapot. The food is deceivingly filling, the paninis come with a...More

Thank Lucy-Jayne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely day today at Astley. The book collection is vast - the barn seems to go on forever. I don't think you could ever get bored of browsing here. The cafe is great and the staff very friendly. A perfect place for...More

Thank jenclaire27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Book Barn for the first time this week. It’s cafe has a wonderfully relaxed ambiance and whilst the menu is limited the quality of the food and the service is brilliant. It was very relaxing to wander around the books after having...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here several times in the past month with various family and friends. All have been delighted, and amazed at the sheer volume of books available with something for everyone. It really is the largest 2nd hand bookstore in the Midlands. The cafe...More

Thank chocolina25
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

As we are local, we visit on a regular basis mainly for food. Portions are generous and of high quality. Very pleasant staff.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

great little coffee shop, lovely setting, delicious cake, really great service, and books and small shop,i would highly recommend a visit

Thank lindamc590
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

My friend found this place and she really wanted to take me to show off her new find. I’m so glad she did, as it’s a fabulous little place. The food was beautiful and the setting is stunning. Then on top of that I came...More

Thank MidlandsBubble
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Had a lovely day, but the blueberry scone when it came had been micro waved so it spoiled it as the blueberries were really hot and the cream they use is squirty cream which melted away when put on the scone instead of useing clotted...More

Thank Barrygoa
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Do you have a little time on your hands, the book shop is a warren of books, you think they will never end, you name it, they appear to have it, whatever the category. While you are there try the coffee shop, the cakes are...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely teacake and tea at The book Farm, staff always polite and food is lovely. Definitely recommend a visit , thousands of books to look at and great affordable food . 😃🍰🥪☕️

Thank Claire J
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Amy H
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Response from AnneM6310 | Reviewed this property |
Lots of dog walkers visit here. But they usually stay outside.
23 September 2017|
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Response from Iamasingletraveller | Reviewed this property |
Don't think there is a need to book, but if you want to make sure, just give them a ring.