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
Our Opening Times
Thursdays 10am to 6pm
Fridays 10am to 6pm
Saturdays 10am to 6pm
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.