A Proudly Independent Bookshop in the in the heart of the Shropshire Hills - 'Witchend' Country Malcolm Saville's Lone Pine Country.
Now at 18 Beaumont Road Church Stretton. We are open six days a week and have a superlative reputation for our speedy and efficient ordering service and extensive book search facilities.
We have created a warm and welcoming environment in which customers can spend time browsing, and we have done our best to align the stock to the needs of the local community: after 38 years we think we know them pretty well! We can often select the perfect book as a gift or just for you, our knowledgeable booksellers' are here to help and advise.
Church Stretton is a credited "Walkers Are Welcome" town, and we stock a comprehensive selection of ORDNANCE SURVEY maps, both local and covering the whole of the UK. We also carry a large stock of international Michelin maps, atlases and travel guides. The National Trust's beautiful Carding Mill Valley is only a ten minute walk from Burway Books - you can buy a book, a local walking guide or a local map then spend a pleasant day rambling around the Stretton Hills. We will happily advise on walks, eateries, shops etc: we are proud to be part of this lovely town and do all we can to support it.
We also stock Shakespeare's plays, contemporary and classic poetry, and a LARGE selection (over 200 titles) of Penguin Classics ... and much more.
As well as a great selection of books we also have cards, bookmarks, book seats, mugs, soft toys, diaries, notebooks, and other book-related gifts. We are happy to order CDs and DVDs for you. We run a monthly Book Chat, hold regular author events, offer student discounts and run a customer loyalty scheme. We also supply local and international schools and colleges.
If you are unable to visit Burway Books personally your books can be sent to you wherever you live, both nationally or worldwide.
HOURS of OPENING
Monday – Saturday, 9.15 am – 5.30 pm (though we are flexible if we spot customers lurking outside these hours. NB We may OCCASIONALLY have to open slightly later or close earlier in adverse weather conditions!)
Photos copyright: Allan Davis
VAT No 434 8820 79 Company No 5020126