We have established ourselves as a destination shop, known for the quality of the book choice and for our customer service. Customers often remark that we are a ‘proper bookshop’ and we are proud to be part of the community. We pride ourselves on always offering a tempting selection of books; for books are what we love.

Read more about our team.

The ground floor is new book territory, the basement is packed with second-hand offerings, and there’s a small range of classic films on DVD. The building is a joy, too – several hundred years old, it used to be part of a hotel. Definitely worth checking out.
Guardian’s Guide to Independent Bookshops

Our Range

In our store you will find a wide range of titles from the latest reads to timeless classics. Hardbacks, paperbacks, fiction, non-fiction, biographies, cookery, history, gardening, travel, local interest, sport and second-hand; you will find these and more among our shelves. We are also extremely proud of our lovely children’s section – perfect for budding … Read More

Our Ordering Service

Looking for a particular title? Contact us and, if we don’t already have your book in stock, we can source it for you. Our fast ordering service means that we can get most books in store by the following day.

Our Loyalty Card

Regulars know all about our loyalty schemes for grown-up customers and smaller ones too. Adults receive a stamp for every £10 spent in store and children a stamp for every book purchase; collect enough stamps and we will give you money to spend in store! Ask in store for your card.

Book For All Seasons

Looking for a special gift for the book lover in your life? Book for All Seasons is our gift subscription package. The lucky recipient we receive a BFAS gift box, including a booklet for recording their literary thoughts & tastes, before a personal consultation over coffee with Emma. Following the consultation, they will then receive … Read More

Our OS Map Service

As well as stocking a range of OS Explorer Maps (1:25 000) and OS Landranger Maps (1:50 000), we are also an official OS Partner. If you require a more detailed, up-to-date OS map, so often required for a planning application, Alex can help. Contact us to find out more details.

Our Community

We love being at the centre of the thriving Hungerford community. Pop in to the Bookshop to purchase tickets for latest films showing at the Hungerford Film Club or to find out about community events including local schools, the Hungerford Library, Arts for Hungerford and the Hungerford Literary Festival.

Reader Recommends

Tell us about a book you love and be in with a chance to win! Simply submit a review of a book that you recommend (around 50 words). If the review is chosen for display in our ‘Recommendations’ section of the shop, you’ll receive 10% discount on your next book purchase. What’s more, if the … Read More

Local Books

We stock a range of books on Hungerford and the surrounding area. Whether you are interested in a good pub walk, the history of our town or the surrounding landscape. Take a look at a selection of the books on offer.