Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, Inverness

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Browse Scotland's largest collection of used books at Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop. Located in an old Gaelic church, the bookstore holds over 100,000 titles in its general stock, including old and rare copies, as well as maps. Take a break from reading and check out the exhibits of local art also on display. Step inside to enjoy the homey atmosphere, complete with a wood fire, and sit down at the bistro-style cafe for a delicious home-cooked meal or a cup of tea. See Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop and all Inverness has to offer by arranging your trip with our Inverness trip itinerary planner.
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  • Excellent bookshop but overwhelming trying to find anything given it's all higgledy piggledy and not in alphabetical order. Surely some effort could be employed to do this? Worth seeing for the...  more »
  • Books! Lots of them! Came in to sell some vintage books this time and didn't have time to browse but, really, allow an hour or four for this place! Lovely atmosphere with a big woodburning stove for.....  more »
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  • Incredible place. I could have easily spent all day here but I'm not sure my other half or my toddler would have been very pleased! Some beautiful and rare books - it's a wonder how we didn't spend more money! I hope to make this an annual visit.
  • This is such a find! Old fashioned, 1,000,000s of books, well it seemed like that anyway lol... Looks like something from Harry Potter... Very quirky, could spend hours rummaging through all these lovely books... As soon as you walk in, it smells of old books! I love that!
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