"Wonderful food, great hospitality"Elaine C Smith
"What a warm wonderful bookshop"Jackie Kay, Author
"One of the best looking bookshops"Secondhand & Antiquarian Bookshops in Scotland
"One of the best UK bookshops"Guardian Unlimited
"Homely and welcoming."Alex Kapranos, Singer (Franz Ferdinand)
"A charming bookshop"The Times
"The boho buzz is felt strong in ReadingLasses"The Times


Book Shop

With a collection of over 25,000 books, we are now the only specialist women's bookshop left in the UK, which we think makes us very special indeed!

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Baked Goods

ReadingLasses has an award-winning café (Eat Scotland). We also serve the highest quality fresh-ground coffee from Fair Trade© espresso beans.

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Self Catering

ReadingLasses offers accommodation for up to 5 people in a well appointed self catering apartment over the books in the heart of Wigtown.

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Wigtown BookTown Page Turners Salon Event

Page Turners' Salon
First Meetup! (4th December)



17 South Main St.
Wigtown DG8 9EH (map)

T 01988 403266
E books@reading-lasses.com