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The Grove Bookshop, 10 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9EG.

We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Saturday 9.30am-5pm; Sundays 11am-4pm


Welcome to The Grove Bookshop, Ilkley

We are opening our doors again! We will be here, 9-5.30 Monday to Saturday (11-4 on Sundays). But you can still shop safe from home - our webshop will be open at
You can click and collect anything we have in stock - (or have it delivered, a small charge may apply).
In an exciting new development we can now also supply almost ANY BOOK IN PRINT* for rapid delivery at: - Bye Bye Amazon!
* except specialist technical, academic etc

We are one of the North of England’s best-known independent bookshops and have been selling books in the pretty spa town of Ilkley for over 40 years.

We are also proud to be the official bookseller for the annual Ilkley Literature Festival in October.

As an independent bookshop we stock titles in a wide range of subjects including fiction, politics, current affairs and the environment, as well as Yorkshire and local interest books. We also have a World Travel Department which has a great range of maps, guides travel writing and coffee-table books.


 Our tables are groaning with wonderful books - some fantastic gift ideas ...



Barack Obama's long-awaited autobiography is out now. Arguably the book of the season, it is essential reading in this presidential election year.

A special price of £30 (rrp £35).




Our opening hours till Tues 1st Dec

Mon-Sat 11-3 for collection of pre-paid orders only (use our webshop, email or phone)

Sunday 11-4 closed

We will re-open to normal shopping from 2nd December


We are doing everything we can to make shopping safe – for you and for our team:

Baskets for your use
Limits on customer numbers
Hand sanitising stations
Card payments please
Please wear a face covering

But if you are shielding, you don't need to come in at all! Just Click (or phone) & Collect – order your books and they will be packaged up ready for you, or choose home delivery. Visit our online shop page.

Ilkley Literature Festival On Every October

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