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High Peak Bookstore and Cafe

Type:Shop - Book

Ashbourne Road
Brierlow Bar
SK17 9PY
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Tel01298 71017

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 176 reviews176 reviews
High Peak Bookstore and Cafe



  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

Open New Year

* Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Close at 4.00pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve
Reduced opening hours throughout January and until February half term 10.00am until 5.00pm daily (10.30am Sunday)


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Mark H
    Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A yearly visit - and well worth it
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 30th December 2018
    I make a point of visiting the bookshop over the Christmas holiday - its been a tradition for about 15 years, and this year I was amazed. Having already seen the enlarged cafe last year (2017) I was... Read full review
  • Brenda P
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic find
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st January 2019
    Stayed near here for 4 days over the New Year. Our first walk finished here and we went back on the next 2 days!!!! The coffee and cake were lovely, the staff really friendly and there are SO many... Read full review
  • Kate S
    Crich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great Experience, We'll be Back
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd January 2019
    We've visited the bookshop many times, but never tried the cafe before. This time, on our way back from the Buxton Panto, we stopped for tea, coffee and snacks and found a very pleasant ambience and... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are situated 2 miles (5 minutes drive) South of Buxton on the A515 road to Ashbourne, overlooking the beautiful Peak District countryside.

Public Transport Directions

Many of our visitors arrive on foot, by bicycle and motorbike, with the majority reaching us by car. There are regular buses from Buxton. 

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