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The Open Book - a bookshop holiday!
The Open Book - a bookshop holiday!
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

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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.
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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.

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Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Dryer
House Rules

During the period of your bookshop holiday, we encourage you to blog regularly about the experience. All the residents have in the past and we'd like to continue the tradition! A blog has been set up at (website hidden) to which you will be given access for the period of your residency. The blog will be monitored by the project manager.

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Colleen User Profile
May 2017
We had such a delightful week at The Open Book - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to everyone

Fern User Profile
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
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
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…

Samantha User Profile
July 2016
Amazing experience quite unlike any other. I really had fun running the bookshop. The townspeople were unbelievable and the customers fascinating. Plus I got to explore a part of West Scotland that wouldn't have made it on to my radar if not for this opportunity. Wish I had booke…

Megan (And Kostia) User Profile
December 2017
The Open Book exceeded expectations. The flat was lovely and running the bookshop was so much fun. We enjoyed meeting the townspeople, especially the other booksellers. Best holiday ever!

Alison User Profile
December 2017
The flat above the shop is well-equipped and cosy. The people of Wigtown are lovely and I recommend that you involve yourself in the community as much as you can as well as going on day trips out. This is your chance to put your own unique stamp on how you think The Open Book sho…

Wigtown, United KingdomJoined in August 2015
The Open Book User Profile
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…
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