Located at the heart of Bridport’s artistic and literary community on South Street for almost 40 years, The Bookshop is committed to books, reading and great customer service.

Antonia Squire bought The Bookshop in 2015 and quickly set to work updating the interior and expanding the selection.  Each book is carefully chosen to reflect and enrich the wider community of West Dorset, as well as to entertain and enjoy.

The Books

As a general book shop we have a broad selection for both adults and kids.  Our knowledgeable staff are on hand to assist with any selections if you would like; we are also happy to leave you alone to browse.  If you don’t find what you are looking for, or if serendipity fails to strike, we can order most books in for you within 24 hours.

Beyond the Books

The Bookshop also offers a unique and eclectic selection of greeting cards as well as games and jigsaws, notebooks and stationary, toys and gifts.  We also offer complimentary gift wrapping.

“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
― Haruki Murakami – Norwegian Wood