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

We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm; Sundays 11.30am-4.30pm


Welcome to The Grove Bookshop, Ilkley

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, coffee-table books and globes.

We have a dedicated music department. Grove Music sells an extensive range of CDs (mainly classical, jazz and folk), as well as sheet music and accessories.

Latest News


This year's overall Costa prize winner is The Volunteer, by Jack Fairweather. The astonishing story of resistance hero Witold Pilecki, who infiltrated Auschwitz. We have plenty in stock at 7.99.
Now the year is underway, come and see our wonderful range of books on making positive changes to your life.  We are stocking a range of inspiring titles on healthy food (including lots on veganism), mindful living, de-cluttering, exercise and happiness.
 Our children's section is brimming with exciting reference books on everything from saving the planet, to discovering the stars.



Ilkley Literature Festival On Every October

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