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The Open Book - a bookshop holiday!

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The Open Book

The Open Book - a bookshop holiday!

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
The Open Book is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Nestled into the pristine lowlands, The Open Book is a charming bookshop with apartment above in the heart of Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town. Live your dream of having your very own bookshop by the sea in Scotland...for a week or two.

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Heating
Dryer
Essentials
Washer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 10AM

Availability

85 Reviews

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Lisa User Profile
Lisa
November 2018
A truly unique and wonderful experience. I was a bit worried that I would be tied to the shop and wouldn't feel free to enjoy my holiday. Far from it! You are left to your own devices but people are dropping in to check on you from time to time. The locals are wonderfully friendl…
Ben User Profile
Ben
October 2018
You'll reading the glowing reviews, and they won't capture the magic that is this place. The flat is charming, the widow seat affords the best view of the daily goings on of the town, and the shop is the perfect place to spend the day.
Gaynor User Profile
Gaynor
October 2018
When you wait nearly three years for the chance to run your own bookshop, expectations run high. Our expectations were more than met - we had adventures, ate shortbread drank gin, giggled over our window displays, met some really interesting people and before we knew it it was …
Marcy User Profile
Marcy
September 2018
What a great opportunity to stay here during the Wigtown Festival 2018. Everyone was so welcoming and helpful. We felt like part of the community and the festival. Note of caution: the bookstore is fairly cool (we were there in late September) so bring heavy socks and a sweat…
David User Profile
David
August 2018
I have a touch of envy for future travelers coming to The Open Book! We simply had the best time - from running the store, living in the flat, to exploring the community - it was everything we imagined and more! Highly, highly recommended.
Renee User Profile
Renee
July 2018
If you love books this place is heaven on Earth. The flat is adorable and very homey. The bookstore is a place any book lover could spend hours in, and you will. The locals are very friendly and customers will be interested in you. Highly recommend going here, you wont want to le…
Barbara User Profile
Barbara
July 2018
I booked time here for a different sort of holiday. And that is exactly what I got. I loved the apartment, I loved the bookshop, I loved meeting the people who live in the town and enjoyed meeting the people who visited my bookshop. Thank you Wigtown

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Wigtown, United KingdomJoined in August 2015
The Open Book User Profile
86 Reviews
The Open Book is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
The Open Book is a bookshop and above a self-catering flat in the heart of Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town. We are cozy, tidy, imaginative and book-filled. For the bibliophiles, avid readers, kindred book lovers, adventure seekers, we are the first ever bookshop holiday ex…
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