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Fred Holdsworth Bookseller

Central Buildings, AmblesideCumbriaLA22 9BS
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Our opening times
  • Mon
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Tue
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Wed
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Thur
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Fri
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Sat
    09.00 - 17.30
  • Sun
    09.00 - 17.00
A little bit about us
Greetings from all @ Fred's bookshop in the heart of the English Lake District.
We are a small independent bookshop, situated in Ambleside and have been trading for over 50 years. We stock an eclectic range of titles, from classics to climbing; geology to theology; walking books to talking books, as well as bestselling novels, current non-fiction, a huge selection of children’s books, and of course local interest and maps.
We offer a very fast ordering service and our friendly and knowledgeable staff love the challenge of tracking down those hard to find titles. Visit us at our website or pop in the shop if you are in the Lake District.