Books on the Lane flyers in basket by Nicky

Welcome to Books on the Lane

discover a good read with us 

Our lovely shop is a special place in the heart of the community.  We can’t wait to meet you!  We have poetry, book tok pop’s, classics, contemporary fiction, nature writing plus children’s picture books, board books, children’s classic’s and northern, Yorkshire/Wakefield based interest titles. 

We also have seasonal garden plants, house plants, gift cards, gifts, & St Eval scented candles.

Our bijou book shop is based in a renovated joiners shop, in a garden, in the lovely village of Walton, Wakefield and we have a free car park adjacent to the shop. 

Shop online with us, all prices include postage 

Our great value Nature Lover’s Gift: https://booksonthelane.co.uk/nature-lover-gift/

Purchase from our page at Bookshop.org here: https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/booksonthelane 

For book orders please email  

Open Sign by Nicky

Our Shop Opening Times

Thursdays 10am to 5pm 

Fridays 10am to 5pm

Saturdays 10am to 4pm

Bookshop internal candles and books and lemon tree by Nicky

Our shop has been featured in The Guardian Online (One of the 12 best bookshops in the UK, readers choice) Red Magazine, Living North and Yorkshire Life.  

Books on the Lane is a trading arm of The Yorkshire Live Music Project CIC, established in Wakefield in 2009. We operate an annual profit share to youth music in Yorkshire. We have been a self supporting arts organisation since 2013.