One of the largest sellers of new, second hand and rare books in the UK, Bookbarn International houses a vast collection of books, covering thousands of topics, spanning every corner of fiction and non-fiction from the seventeenth century to the present day.
In the heart of Somerset just outside Bristol and Bath you’ll find thousands of pre-loved books for just £1, an impressive collection of rare and antiquarian books and gifts such as beautiful and distinctive Orinoko Japanese paper art creations.
Books are easy to find - simply browse through all the books available using the computers in the café and a member of staff will pick them up for you.
In the children’s area you will find toys to play with a plenty of books for 50p as well as activities and story time events to join.
And Bookbarn isn’t a library so you don’t need worry about having fun and making a little noise.
The Full Stop Café serves tasty snacks, drinks and locally sourced, home-cooked food all day. And there are varied events and activities, such as storytelling, live music and literary quiz nights, throughout the year.
Upstairs on the mezzanine you can visit Oriental Rugs of Bath which offers a beautiful, colourful and comprehensive collection of rugs, kilims, cushions, fabrics and furniture, all handmade by traditional artisans.