Walter Henry's Bookshop

Walter Henry’s Bookshop

Walter Henry’s Bookshop has a long-standing presence in Bideford, Devon in the UK.

Established in 1947, it has been proudly run in its High Street home.

The store originally supplied townspeople with a selection of books, magazines, and newspapers but today also provides a range of stationery, cards, and gifts.

Customers can browse through floor-to-ceiling stacks of literature to find the perfect read while enjoying excellent customer service from the knowledgeable and friendly staff.

At Walter Henry’s Bookshop there’s something for everyone – whether it’s an obscure title that you’ll struggle to find anywhere else or just a good bookshop atmosphere to spend your time in.


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed
Phone: 01237 425727
Address: 12 High St, Bideford EX39 2AA, UK

Delivery: No

Helen Potter avatarHelen Potter
5 months ago
The best book shop ever, always helpful knowledgeable staff. Wonderful book shop for local authors and of the area. A pleasure to visit.
Laurence Jennings avatarLaurence Jennings
6 months ago
What a beautiful bookshop. Clearly it has been lovingly curated by a lover of books and the children's section at the back was particularly enchanting.
Kerry McAtkin avatarKerry McAtkin
4 years ago
Brilliant bookshop. Lovely rocking horse and children's book area. Series only available in America waiting for my husband and fantastic cook book recommendations for me. Staff were fantastic so helpful and welcoming. Would seriously consider relocating to be near this store!
RolaCola Mola avatarRolaCola Mola
3 years ago
Yeah I could get lost in this place for hours! I reminds me of the sweet shop in harry potter, yet for books. Very quirky atmosphere, found some rarities too, the ladies are very polite and helpful, would definitely shop there again.
Christina Fenton avatarChristina Fenton
4 years ago
I love Books. Most of the Ladies are really generous with their time and helpful in looking up what you want. I use them mainly now for Grand Parent buying Books ..I.e Mogg or Educational as specified by my Lovely Daughter in law. But can't remember here.
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