A typical oxfam bookshop will have around 50 volunteers, as well as a small number of fulltime staff. Visit your local bookshop in edinburgh west end today for a great selection of books and gifts. Europe charity shops in edinburgh and dublin have you visited charity shops in edinburgh or dublin. New charity partnership lifts off edinburgh airport. The closure of its sister branch on george street with. From hip bookshops of london to the treasure troves of charity shops in manchesters suburbs, i visited more bookshops than eating. Our specialist charity bookshops british red cross. Edinburgh books edinburghs largest secondhand bookshop. Shopping in edinburgh, shops in edinburgh, scotland, uk. Temporary closure notice to safeguard our staff and volunteers we have decided to close our amnesty bookshops until further notice. It provides information on what type of donations each shop or project accepts and how to contact them. To help you plan your visit, here is our guide to the best places and shopping areas in edinburgh. Edinburghs top five charity shops the edinburgh reporter. Book shops in edinburgh edinburgh is officially recognised as a city of literature by unesco.
Please bag your books and drop them off during opening hours. Find out more about donating to british red cross charity shops. Found amid bruntsfields offering of charming shops, the edinburgh bookshop is a firm favourite. Like stockbridge, morningside is a treasure trove when it comes to excellent charity shops with quality stock. Shop st columbas hospice palliative care, edinburgh. Our friendly booksellers are here to help you find your next favourite book. Best bookshops in edinburgh travels of a bookpacker. Many charity shops will accept donations of books in good condition and some have shops specifically for books see charity shops, check the edinburgh charity shop and reuse map t. This housing and homelessness charity has eight shops throughout edinburgh, and theyre all pretty good. Most of oxfams 750 charity shops around the uk sell books, and around 100. Going to college or university is an exciting time for students in glasgow, especially if youre moving into a student flat or university halls for the. Charity shop collections clothes, books and more age uk.
Free collection of clothes, books and items to donate to. Charity shops in edinburgh browse charity shops in edinburgh featuring photos, videos, special offers and testimonials to help you choose the right local charity shops for you. Edinburgh books has been a landmark for book lovers for more than twenty years. Dalry road discount store 74 dalry road edinburgh eh11 2ay.
Waverley mall above edinburgh waverley train station many citycentre shops like argos, primark and poundstretcher offer cheaper items for the home, and ikea is just outside of the city and can be reached by car or bus. Our specialist bookshops also welcome donations of other clothes, books, toys and household items. By buying from charity shops instead of conventional ones, you can. Oxfam is the largest retailer of second hand books in europe, selling around 12 million per year. The royal mile, high street and canongate this historic backbone of the old town is an old favourite for gifts including scottish crafts, cashmere and whisky, alongside some of edinburgh. This store sells a wide variety of good quality preowned furniture and home appliances. Formerly known as west port books, it was saved by the skin of its teeth from becoming yet another cafe in 2006. We always look forward to welcoming you to our eight st columbas hospice care charity shops across edinburgh and the lothians, but unfortunately, due to the necessary precautions that we are all taking in the community to limit the spread of coronavirus, we have decided to close our shops. The oxfam book shops i set foot in most often on marylebone high street in london, and on byres road in glasgow seem pretty good outfits to me, though not necessarily as bargain. Be sure to spend the day with an all day bus pass and. Because of its many fantastic eateries and gorgeous independent shops, bruntsfield is another one of our favourite edinburgh.
Edinburgh dog and cat home are looking for a part time fundraising database administrator to work with the fundraising, communications and finance department to support with the smooth running of. Save the children, oxfam books, a regular oxfam, cancer research and. Shelter book store charity shop edinburgh 106a raeburn place. Charities across scotland can now apply to become edinburgh airports corporate charity for 2020. Oxfam is a registered charity in england and wales no 202918 and scotland sc039042. Charity shops in edinburgh and dublin fodors travel. Admittedly, bruntsfield doesnt have many charity shops but nevertheless, is well worth a visit. However you may be able to arrange a collection if you contact one of our furniture shops directly. To find your nearest specialist book shop, use our shop finder and select the checkbox books under the find shops. Edinburgh is a wonderful place for charity shopping, but if you dont really know where to go, here is a short overview of the main areas and my. Charity shops in edinburgh are like right proper stores and you can find so many things that are no longer available in regular stores. Many charity shops will accept donations of books in good condition and some. The edinburgh charity shop and reuse map is a comprehensive guide to donating and buying from charity shops and reuse projects. Oxfam bookshop raeburn place oxfams high street shops.
The oxfam book shop in stockbridge, edinburgh has long been a city favourite, with an excellent range of quality second hand titles and also a team of. If you cant make it down to one of our charity shops to donate your things we can collect them from your home for free. Oxfam nicolson street there are two branches of oxfam on nicolson street, an extensive bookshop and their general store, where youll find. There are over 180 business premises in stockbridge itself and as such charity shops. Robert graves good bye to all that or fictional stories. Shelter book store charity shop, edinburgh, eh4 1hh.
While morningside boast some of the best charity shops in edinburgh including, you never know you might just find your next designer vintage piece. For public health reasons, mcnaughtans bookshop is closing to the public from thursday 19th. Phone your local library or the central library in edinburgh. Edinburgh has a great range of local and independent shops. The best guide to charity shopping in edinburgh dickins. Most of oxfams 750 charity shops around the uk sell books, and around 100 are specialist bookshops or book and music shops. With the red cross about to open a shop on raeburn place, this will bring the total number of charity shops in stockbridge to fifteen across a total of thirteen different charity organisations. Currently we can only accept furniture donations via the online booking service in wigan, lancashire and poole, dorset. This cosy place was named scottish independent bookshop 2018 at the british bookseller awards and was. Ask for a free quote from charity shops listings near you.
Kill me although you may, waterstones at the west end is not what it once was. The 10 best bookshops in edinburgh the edinburgh reporter. Charity shops in edinburgh find charity shops in edinburgh on the the scotsman directory. Check out the edinburgh bookshop trail app to find more tucked away havens for book lovers. The oxfam book shop in stockbridge, edinburgh has long been a city favourite, with an excellent range of quality second hand titles and also a team of enthusiasts who love and understand books.640 1509 469 226 1491 1083 426 211 1297 817 1308 644 1133 392 338 1522 875 577 360 618 359 1034 179 239 1355 1175 898 883 910 1087 573 269