About Us

Welcome to The Book Shop – Liskeard

If you can’t come to the shop, then you can order right here on the website or, contact us through Facebook or call us on 01579 342112 .  Most orders can be with us in 1-2 days although we will confirm this at time of ordering.

Alternatively, your order can be sent to you, or to any other address you give us at a small cost.

Set in the Cornish market town of Liskeard, The Book Shop has been shortlisted four times (2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017) in the British Book Industry Awards for the best Independent Bookshop for the South West region. As a small bookshop, our continued and increasing success is as a result of one thing, our commitment to building and nurturing our relationship with the local community.

It is a bright shop set in a beautiful Edwardian building with a wide range of new books, fiction and non-fiction for adults, young adults and children. In addition, we have maps and guides for the local area together with a variety of books on ‘everything Cornish’.  We also sell a range of non-book items: notebooks, book marks, book stands, and a beautiful range of cards, some made by local artists.

Opening hours

Come and see us! we’re open:

Monday to Thursday – 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday – 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Our Team

Our Booksellers

Upon entering the shop you will be greeted by one of our four booksellers. We’ll happily help you with your book search, showing you the books that we have enjoyed, recommending the latest publications and, of course, helping your children, nieces, nephews or grandchildren.  If in doubt, we also sell Book Tokens to spend directly in our our shop, or for those further afield, National Book Tokens.

If we don’t have the book you are looking for, we can order it and aim to have it in the shop within 24 hours or post it straight to your door.

Buying a book as a gift? We can personally wrap it for you too for no extra charge.






Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 5.30pm
Saturday:                 9.00am – 4.00pm

Find Us:
2 Barras Street
PL14 6AD

Telephone: 01579 342 112

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