Independent bookshop selling games, comics and new books

We are an award winning independent bookshop in a fabulous three storey timber framed shop built in 1573. The bookshop opened in 2011 and has two floors of new books, tabletop games, comics and a large room dedicated to children’s books. We want to connect people to books, help children to develop a lifelong love of reading and to encourage conversation around books and reading. We also support local schools with a friendly, quality service and are happy to talk about books all day long.

We stock a wide range of booksRecommendations for book lovers and comics chosen by our passionate booksellers.

Donating books to schools

Gifting books to schools is a wonderful way to support reading for all children. Teachers welcome a lasting gift of a book as a thank you gift to enjoy and to share in the classroom. Here are some schools we support:

Cromwell Primary School: here
Godmanchester Community Academy: here

Thongsley Fields Primary and Infants School: here

Holmecourt School: here

Melbourn Village College: here

Event with Children’s author Hannah Gold on Tuesday 28th November 4-5:30 pm. Tickets: Hannah Gold

Books and Beer night with authors Charlie Castelletti/Simone Warren and Wheatsheaf Brewery on Friday 17 November 7pm. Tickets: Books and Beer

Event with Sophie Hannah – Join Sunday Times bestselling author Sophie Hannah for an author event in Huntingdon.

Sophie will be discussing her latest novel, Hercule Poirot’s Silent Night, and her new film The Mystery of Mr. E, the first ever murder-mystery-musical movie on Wednesday 24th January 6:00-9:00 pm.
Tickets: Sophie Hannah

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 11am – 5:30pm

Saturday: 9am – 5:30pm

Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Sunday opening hours also apply to bank holidays.

Location: 147 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 3TF