•  About Watkins  •

Established over 100 years ago, we are one of the world's oldest and leading independent bookshops specialising in esoterica.

Established over 100 years ago, we are one of the world’s oldest and
leading independent bookshops specialising in esoterica.
We have a wide choice of new books and latest releases, as well as
some rare and antiquarian titles, plus, a collection of hand made
statues and personal talismans, crystals and tarot that will make
for a perfect present!
Whatever subject may interest you, our friendly and knowledgeable
staff are here to help in a unique ambiance of our shop.
To plan your visit, see the map and directions, and read about
the history of the bookshop that’s over 120 years old.

And it's not just books - we have a constantly updated collection of hend made statues and personal talismans, tarot decks and beautiful jewellery that all make for a perfect gift!

Visits us any time - we are open 7 days a week:
Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 10.30am-6.30pm
Thu & Sat: 11am-7-30pm
Sundays: 12-7pm