The Bookshop is the largest second-hand bookshop in Scotland, with over a mile of shelving supporting roughly 100,000 books.

COVID UPDATE: We were hoping to open on the 13th July, but the snot screens etc still haven’t arrived. Hopefully they’ll be here soon, and we’ll update this page as soon as we can open.

The shop the oldest bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Booktown and our range of stock includes all subjects.

Most days people bring books to the shop at a rate of about 100 a day on all subjects, but we also clear larger private collections. Additionally, you can search our stock from AbeBooks using theĀ search function.

If you’ve got books you’d like to sell, contact us at, or by phone at 01988 402499.

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