Secondhand Bookshop

If you love books, we have just the place for you! Our secondhand bookshop is open on our Steaming Days and Special Events and has a huge variety of books to choose from. 

Approximately 1000 square feet with books for many interests, including general fiction, children’s, biographies, hobbies.

Also open by appointment during the week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; please email us if you would like to make an appointment:

Specialising in:

  • Rare and collectable books section: including railways, transport and military
  • Railway books: over 3500 catalogued books including regional, Ireland & Channel islands; including books published by Oakwood, Middleton and Ian Allen Press
  • Specialist railway books: approximately 900 books not yet catalogued, including art, signalling, atlases, rolling stock, industrial, biography, accidents
  • World railways: approximately 500 books not yet catalogued
  • Road transport books: over 1300 catalogued books, including tramways, trolleybuses, traction engines, buses, cars and motorsport
  • Military books: over 600 catalogued books
  • Civil aviation books
  • Diecast road transport
  • Model railways
  • Specialist railway memorabilia: including maps, timetables, DVDs, pictures
Take a look at our new book database, sorted into categories and by title and author:

Road Transport by title

Road Transport by author

Railways General by title

Railways General by author

Military by title

Military by author

Civil Aviation by title

Civil Aviation by author

For up to date availability please email us.

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