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 and nature writing books, a wide ranging stock of fiction titles plus children’s, Yorkshire/Wakefield based interest titles, local writers and a small second-hand collection.   

Our 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

Our great value Armchair Naturalist Subscription

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

For book orders please email or text 07534697058

Open Sign by Nicky

Our Opening Times

Thursdays 10am to 6pm 

Fridays 10am to 6pm

Saturdays 10am to 6pm

Bookshop internal candles and books and lemon tree by Nicky

Second Hand Books

We buy (and sell!) second hand poetry books. 

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 and Walton Herbs are trading arms 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.