Skip to content
Entire apartment

The Open Book - a bookshop holiday!

The Open Book User Profile
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 check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
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.

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

Wifi
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

Accuracy
Communication
Cleanliness
Location
Check-in
Value
Colleen User Profile
Colleen
May 2017
We had such a delightful week at The Open Book - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to everyone
Fern User Profile
Fern
February 2017
The flat is fantastic. The view from the window seat, and the window seat itself...sigh. Very handy to have a notebook there to leave notes for successive residents and pick up tips from previous ones. The bookstore was fun but a challenge too as there are far too many books stuf…
David User Profile
David
December 2016
We loved meeting and talking to all the local book store and store owners, workers, creative people and local people in the town. We also loved hiking and exploring the town and surroundings and learning about the local history.
Carolyn User Profile
Carolyn
November 2016
This was such a wonderful experience that I chose to stay in Wigtown for an extra week past my stay at the Open Book. The residents of Wigtown are very welcoming and very willing to offer help or company, as much or as little as you want. You are free to spend as much time in th…
Renee User Profile
Renee
July 2018
If you love books this place is heaven on Earth. The flat is adorable and very homey. The bookstore is a place any book lover could spend hours in, and you will. The locals are very friendly and customers will be interested in you. Highly recommend going here, you wont want to le…
Barbara User Profile
Barbara
July 2018
I booked time here for a different sort of holiday. And that is exactly what I got. I loved the apartment, I loved the bookshop, I loved meeting the people who live in the town and enjoyed meeting the people who visited my bookshop. Thank you Wigtown
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…

Hosted by The Open Book

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…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

The neighbourhood

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check In

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check Out
You won’t be charged yet

Similar listings