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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
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
The Open Book is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

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

Wireless Internet
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
Check out by 10AM

Availability

76 Reviews

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Anne M User Profile
Anne M
July 2018
Having booked 2 years ahead this unique airbnb bookshop experience was something my friend and I had really been looking forward to for a long time. But sometimes things change, and in this case the person who had been the driving force behind the idea has left and is no longer i…
Ian User Profile
Ian
June 2018
A truly unique place to stay
Louis User Profile
Louis
June 2018
A wonderful way to dip your toes into running a bookshop, as well as experiencing a small town where many faces become familiar and all are welcoming. The countryside is true countryside, filled with sheep, cows, and the odd goat, and all the commensurate aromas (reminding me of …
Rosy User Profile
Rosy
May 2018
I had a wonderful stay in The Open Book. The flat is very comfortable and has all you need and more and the bookshop was so much fun for me. The locals made me feel very welcome. This small town is full of people with a positive outlook on life. The spring festival was on while I…
Andrew User Profile
Andrew
February 2018
This is an experience not to miss; you are at the hub of a beautiful Scottish town . You play at being a bookseller. You live in a flat overlooking the town square. Everyone looks after you. Magic.
Heather User Profile
Heather
February 2018
We’ve just returned from a wonderful stay at The Open Book and it was worth every single day of the 2 year wait to be there! Huge thanks to everyone we met as the warmth of local residents, other booksellers and volunteers really made our stay. We hope to catch some of you again …
Neil User Profile
Neil
February 2018
This was an amazing experience, running a bookshop and immersing ourselves in a wonderful town. The flat above the bookshop is spacious and well-equipped for self-catering, and we were met on arrival to get us acquainted with both flat and bookshop. Recommended to anyone!

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Wigtown, United KingdomJoined in August 2015
The Open Book User Profile
77 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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