Many shops around the town sell books and you will find information about them on the Shops page.

More information about the books, shops and events can be found on the Sedbergh Book Town Literary Trust website at

Avril’s books at Farfield

Located 1 mile outside Sedbergh (Hawes road) at Farfield Mill next to Reception. Specialist stock of Craft, Textile, Needlework, Fine & Applied Arts subjects.

Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, LA10 5LW [view on map]

Avril Whittle

015396 21958, Mobile 07967 638503

Daily 11:00am - 4:00pm in winter, 10:00am - 5:00pm in Summer)


Clutterbooks charity bookshop Sedbergh

Clutterbooks is Sedbergh Community Charity Shop’s main outlet for books but also stocks a varied and ever-changing selection of artefacts, music, games, puzzles and collectables. Profits from the charity shop go into the Community Fund which then gives grants to local groups, recycling money within the community.

77 Main Street, Sedbergh, Cumbria [view on map]

Monday: 10-4Tuesday: 10-4Wednesday: 10-4Thursday: 10-4Friday: 10-4Saturday: 10-4Sunday:
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Information and Book Centre

Sedbergh Information and Book Centre

A wealth of ideas and information for visitors and the community

72 Main Street, Sedbergh, LA10 5AD [view on map]

015396 20125

Monday: 10-4Tuesday: 10-4Wednesday: 10-4Thursday: 10-4Friday: 10-4Saturday: 10-4Sunday: 12-4
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Old School Room Bookshop

Farfield clothing shop

A small bookshop selling a selection of second hand books adjacent to main business of manufacturing and retailing designer fleeces and accessories.

The Old School House, Joss Lane, Sedbergh [view on map]

015396 20169

Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pmTuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pmWednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pmThursday: 10:00am - 5:00pmFriday: 10:00am - 5:00pmSaturday: 10:00am - 5:00pmSunday: Closed

Patch and Fettle

Patch & Fettle shop

Miscellaneous titles including literature, local history, country life, food and drink. Also vintage kitchen equipment, bric‑a‑brac, clothing, jewellery, sewing aids, quilts, pictures and small antiques.

75 Main Street, Sedbergh [view on map]

015396 22123

Monday: 12 noon to 4:30pmTuesday: 12 noon to 4:30pmWednesday: 12 noon to 4:30pmThursday: Friday: 12 noon to 4:30pmSaturday: 12 noon to 4:30pmSunday: 12 noon to 4:30pm
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Sleepy Elephant

Sleepy Elephant shop

Sleepy Elephant specializes in high quality affordable walking boots and other hiking equipment along with collectable books and a selection of gifts and cards.

41 Main Street, Sedbergh [view on map]

015396 21770

Monday: 10-5Tuesday: 10-5Wednesday: 10-5Thursday: 10-5Friday: 10-5Saturday: 10-5Sunday: 1-5
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Westwood Books

Westwood Books, Sedbergh

Housed in a former town cinema, positively no muzak, no corporate branding, merciful peace and big enough space to get lost and dreamy in, huge stock of new, second-hand and antiquarian books on all subjects on two floors.

Leisure House, Long Lane, Sedbergh [view on map]

015396 21233

Open seven days a week. Please note closed during January 2016 from 4th -29th

Monday: 10.30am - 5.30pmTuesday: 10.30am - 5.30pmWednesday: 10.30am - 5.30pmThursday: 10.30am - 5.30pmFriday: 10.30am - 5.30pmSaturday: 10.30am - 5.30pmSunday: 10.30am - 5.30pm
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