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The Blue House Bookshop

Shop - Book

10 Bootham, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BL

Tel: 01904 927 838

The Blue House Bookshop


The Blue House Bookshop is an independent shop designed especially for children and young adults. We hope to provide a welcoming space, lovely atmosphere, readings from local authors all in an historical setting.  The building dates back to the Tudor times and the back wall even further to the original St Mary’s Abbey.  We stock a range of books for ages 0-18 and aim to offer some surprises and fresh choices not available in other stores.  You can go away with one of our exclusive tote bags with the Blue House Bookshop logo and design.  We are happy to supply schools and welcome group visits.

Opening Times

* Mon - Sat: 10:30 - 16:30 | Sun: Closed

Road Directions

We are on the A19 just before Boothan Bar on the way in. Coming from Union Terrace Bus drop off, go along Gillygate, then turn right at Bootham and we are 50 yards on the right.  FromYork Art Gallery, turn left along Bootham and we are less than a minute walk.

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