South Kensington Books

 
 
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22 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 2HQ
 
 
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South Kensington Books is an independent bookstore Specialising in large format illustrated arts titles and a wide range of subjects such as history, fiction, cookery, poetry, children's and much more.

 

Opening and closing times for South Kensington Books

Today (Thursday) South Kensington Books closes at 20.00

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    15-17 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Books
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    310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 16 minutes from South Kensington Books
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    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from South Kensington Books
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