Welcome

 

HOW TO BUY BOOKS FROM US 

FROM OUR SHOP

Browse the books – our lovely bricks and mortar shop, based in a former joiner’s workshop, is open to all book lovers through the year.

Opening Times

March to June Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 4pm 

July to December Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 10am to 4pm  

Please note to accommodate stock taking and family commitments, our shop is closed Tuesday 05 July to Saturday 09 July, Saturday 27 August, and Friday 16 September to Saturday 24 September. 

 

We are a cosy, friendly,  indie, new books bookshop in the  village of Walton, Wakefield. Tea, coffee, cake for  customers, parking adjacent to the shop, plus Walton Herbs, our spring-time nursery selling herb plants and bee loving perennials.

We are specialist retailers of nature writing and also have a wide ranging stock of fiction titles plus gardening, a dedicated children’s nature section, poetry, and Yorkshire/Wakefield based interest titles.   

 

We are featured in The Guardian online. Books on the Lane is one of: 

12 of the UK’s best independent bookshops, chosen by readers

 

PURCHASE FROM US ONLINE

Our great value Armchair Naturalist Subscription

Our ‘We Recommend‘ page – new releases across fiction, children’s books and nature writing.

Our online bookshop page, or at bookshop.org

 

 


Books on the Lane is a trading arm of The Yorkshire Live Music Project CIC, a community arts organisation established in Wakefield in 2009, and self-supported since 2013. Profit from our shops, Walton Herbs and Books on the Lane, supports youth music in Yorkshire, 2022 Castleford Young Musicians.  The Yorkshire Live Music Project CIC reg. no. 09160989

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