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Address: Trinity Street, Cambridge, England
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon 09:00 - 18:00
Tue 09:30 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

This Cambridge bookstore has more than 300, 000 books in stock to suit...

This Cambridge bookstore has more than 300, 000 books in stock to suit every taste from academic and antiquarian to leisure and children's books.

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Huge Bookshop

Huge collection of books & really nice layout to the store. Plenty of harder to find 'indie' stuff too, like e.g. comics I've never heard of and a big collection of feminist books... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hayley G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge collection of books & really nice layout to the store. Plenty of harder to find 'indie' stuff too, like e.g. comics I've never heard of and a big collection of feminist books in the gender studies section. If you're into board games they have a really impressive selection of games, saw quite a few Japanese board games (English version... More 

Thank Hayley G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment you enter until leaving, the staff make you feel so welcome. Knowledgable and friendly they make book browsing an absolute joy. The shop itself has a great atmosphere, and extensive range of books, cds, dvds etc.. They also hold regular book launch events and talks. We came to listen to author Owen Davies talking about his book.... More 

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is one of the best bookshops in the country. It always has up to date books so you do not have to order them. It also has second hand section that are of good quality.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

For a Swede who likes to read, Heffers in Cambridge is heaven. It is well organized, the staff is friendly. I wish we had something similar in Gothenburg (Sweden).

Thank GothenburgProfessor
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

I do love bookshops...this is a chain with a history. Mainly suppliers to the University it offers a wide range of books etc. Ideal for browsing and even a coffee shop to think about things, I like the quiet atmosphere and the excitement of finding something I might like which I had not heard of.

Thank Ronan A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a wonderfully large and comprehensive bookshop. It has sections covering everything. I could spend whole days in this shop.

Thank Stuart G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Heffers bookstore is a fantastic way to spend a few hours getting lost in. It has so many books ,something to suit everyone and you will be spoilt for choice. The staff are really friendly and knowledgeable about the products they stock as well.

Thank kellymanc
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Wonderful, huge selection of games. Suggestion 'post it notes' shows staff really know their stuff when it comes to table top gaming.

Thank Arrenil
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is a bookstore in the centre of town with a good range of books. They have some bargains and buy 3 pay 2 deals. I do wish they gave discounts to students. They have free WiFi and it is a good place for a browse.

Thank wombatdavid
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic shop, there is a wide range of books to choose from and also great stationery and bags. Well worth a leisurely trip round if you feel so inclined :) .

Thank 490Karen_L

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