Welcome to Books on the Lane, a new independent book shop for Walton and Wakefield

Due to Covid trading restrictions we are closed for browsing but open for business

You can order any book from us, email or use the contact form on this site.

We can organise click and collect for you or deliver free of charge to Wakefield addresses

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Books on the Lane celebrates the joy
and beauty of nature with the printed word

normally open 9.30am to 4pm Tuesdays to Saturdays


We are a cosy, friendly bookshop in a renovated joinery workshop situated in the village of Walton and we specialise in nature-writing. Plus fiction, children’s nature, flora, gardening, travel, food and drink.


Drawing by Zoe - www.booksonthelane.co.uk 



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