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

We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Saturday 9am-5.30pm; Sundays 11am-4pm


Welcome to The Grove Bookshop, Ilkley

This week we recommend the following books:

A beautiful look at david hockney's work in Normandy, a lesson on looking at the small treasures in nature
New paperback edition of Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light
The Mirror and the Light, now out in paperback


Email us at

phone 01943 609335

or use our webshop at

You can click and collect anything we have in stock - (or have it delivered,
a small charge may apply)..

If we can't supply it, please use - see our shop page for the link. The books is supplied by another business, but we still benefit!

During lockdown, treat yourself to a great read... we can create a bundle for you, or just tell us what you are looking for.



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.







Mon-Sat 9-5.30

Sun 11-4

or use our webshop on the
'online shop' page


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

Baskets for your use
Limits on customer numbers
Hand sanitising stations
Card payments only where possible
Face coverings

But if you are shielding, you don't need to come in at all! Just Click & Collect on our online shop or give us a call – order your books and they will be packaged up ready for you - or choose home delivery.

Ilkley Literature Festival On Every October

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