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Online Bookshop

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Once Upon a Time Bookshop

(The Clock Shop)

Front Street 




About Once Upon a Time Bookshop

Once Upon a Time Bookshop is a small independent community bookshop in the heart of Alston, Cumbria. Books full three floors with gifts, crafts, vintage toys and other items. Our middle floor is a perfect area for children with books for all ages. Climbing up the original spiral staircase to the top floor for more books including YA and Non-fiction and local authors.  

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