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Baggins Book Bazaar

19 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
+44 1634 811651
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How many books!

I wouldn't ordinarily write a review about a shop but this place is a treasure trove if you love... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
NichaUk
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UK
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Great book store

Went for the first time recently and loved it! I could spend hours browsing the various sections... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
FSR1977
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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19 High Street, Rochester ME1 1PY, England
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+44 1634 811651
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"love books"
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"second hand bookshop"
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"could spend hours"
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"charity shops"
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"shelves"
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"paperbacks"
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't ordinarily write a review about a shop but this place is a treasure trove if you love books! It's deceptive from the outside, as once inside it goes back a long way and there's an upstairs. I didn't have time to spend long...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went for the first time recently and loved it! I could spend hours browsing the various sections that interest me. Bear in mind that this is a 2nd hand book store, so the stock does change fairly regularly. Well organised, reasonably priced and huuuuuuge. I...More

Thank FSR1977
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Going back again.....this time for a full day with carrier bags and credit card! This place is THE place to go for booklovers, wonderful shelves, well stacked and sorted. Shame you are a round-trip of almost 100 miles from home, but worth the journey !

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Baggins is really quite well organised. You go through alleyways of books which makes the experience quite entertaining with the many unexpected and surprising finds. I was looking for good biographies of music composers: I found two great vintage books on Brahms and Prokofiev, dating...More

Thank Juliette P
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A great bookshop on Rochester high street. Fantastic amount of stock nice staff. It seems to go on forever.

Thank PHE22
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Loved this bookshop which is on different floors and goes back for what feels like miles, Tardis like. Spent far too long browsing around and came out with two books which Ive been looking for for quite a while. Nice to see a busy bookshop

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Extremely disappointed with how i was treated selling a collection of books to them. 2 months they had them. Went into ask and was told the buyer hasnt looked at them so i should wait. Strangely i then had a call later that day with...More

Thank Nanoo2908
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

What a treasure the shop has a very small frontage but it just goes on and on. Thousands of books of all sorts. You could browse for hours.

Thank PHE22
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Tardis-like Baggins Book Bazaar extends well beyond its modest shop-front into rooms, then further rooms, both on the ground floor and above. It's all the more impressive that it's divided into best themes with every book neatly stacked on shelves, where so many other second-hand...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I love books and to me a full bookcase is a happy bookcase. My partner and I "popped" in to Baggins only to spent an hour or 2 perusing the many categories available. We left with so many more books than planned and will definitely...More

Thank FLouise91
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Tory H
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Response from Amanda A | Reviewed this property |
Not very close it's about a 5 minute walk so maybe borrow a trolley ..also get to the car park early it gets full up really fast every day!
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