***Coronavirus Update***

In line with government rules, we will be closing the shop from Thursday 5th November until 2nd December. We are still able to take orders over the phone and by email and will also be working towards adding more items to our online shop in the next few days. Please keep checking back for updates or sign up for our mailing list here.

The largest book shop in the Yorkshire Dales

Previously named one of The Guardian's top 10 secondhand bookshops

You can still shop with us during lockdown!

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Recent Releases

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Antiquarian, Rare & Collectible Books

  • Mosses & Liverworts (New Naturalist 97), Ron Porley & Nick Hodgetts
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  • Gower (New Naturalist 99), Jonathan Mullard
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  • Woodlands (New Naturalist 100), Oliver Rackham
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  • Galloway and the Borders (New Naturalist 101), Derek Ratcliffe
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  • Garden Natural History (New Naturalist 102), Stefan Buczacki
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Can't find what you're looking for?

Send us an email to books@westwoodbooks.co.uk or call us on 01539621233 between 9am and 4pm Monday - Friday and we will be happy to help.

What an amazing selection this shop has, we got thoroughly carried away - and the prices are very tempting too!

Frances Hodgson, via Facebook

Large and excellent bookshop

Bill Bryson, Author

This is an incredible place for book-lovers, the selection of books available is intense. There's something for everyone from all genres, at great prices.

Lynn T, via Trip Advisor

A New Chapter for Westwood Books

We are pleased to announce that Westwood Books has been passed on to new owners - local couple, Paul and Heather Thomas.

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Our Covid-19 Safe Guidelines

We are pleased to be reopening our doors on Monday 15th June. These are the processes that we will be implementing in order to keep both staff and customers safe.

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Sedbergh, England's Book Town

Westwood Books is situated in Sedbergh, England's official book town. Find out more about the town and how it came about. 

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Meet the Team

A fun introduction to the faces you will see when visiting us. 

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