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Escape lockdown with our

Lockdown Reading Subscriptions

This is the perfect way to escape during lockdown; lose yourself in fantastic travel writing this winter with a bespoke subscription based on your interests


Come and immerse yourself in travel

In our beautiful rural location we have created a place of inspiration that takes a lifetime of travel, distilled into somewhere to lose yourself in travel of all kinds, from reading about travel to planning your next escape. 

So why not pop over and see us – enjoy our beautiful bookshop, stay for a cup of coffee and pour over the maps. Our team will be delighted to talk about your travel books, plans and dreams anytime.

Visit us

1 Chaldicott Barns,

January 2020 - COVID update

Our shop will be closed during the National Lockdown, but we will be offering FREE local delivery within 10 miles on orders over £20.

Orders will be delivered same day if placed before 2pm

About Us

Welcome to The Travel Book Company - a new and independent bookshop that specialises in the very best of travel writing from across the globe. Born from our love of travel we aim to inspire writing, reading and exploration.

We have a beautiful shop in rural Dorset, designed to let you lose yourself in travel.