Rye Books  

 
 
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45 Upland Road, SE22 9EF
 
 
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Mon to Sat 10am-6pm, Sun, Bank Holidays 1pm-6pm
 

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Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts and stationery. The bookshop set up by Alastair Kenward stocks beautiful books that you won't take straight to the charity shop. The shop on Upland Road also has a second-hand section where you can buy a book for as little as three pounds. Regular events include children's storytime for babies and children up to four years old, Bea's Baby Bop and French for kids up to pre-school age, and they also create author events where writers come in, read to and meet their audience.

 

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Denmark Hill Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
East Dulwich Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Peckham Rye Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 3 minutes from Rye Books
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149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 6 minutes from Rye Books
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London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 17 minutes from Rye Books
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
 
 
 
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 26 minutes from Rye Books
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 29 minutes from Rye Books
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 15 minutes from Rye Books
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Rye Books
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Copeland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Copeland Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Rye Books
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18 North Cross Road, SE22 | 3 minutes from Rye Books
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44 North Cross Road, SE22 | 3 minutes from Rye Books
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Cafe On The Rye
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Strakers Road, SE15 | 5 minutes from Rye Books
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.3 miles from Rye Books
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2.9 miles from Rye Books
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London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3.3 miles from Rye Books
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 6 minutes from Rye Books
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 9 minutes from Rye Books
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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 22 minutes from Rye Books
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The best pubs near London Rye Books.
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The Palmerston
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 5 minutes from Rye Books
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 7 minutes from Rye Books
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 10 minutes from Rye Books
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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 2 miles from Rye Books
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London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 37 minutes from Rye Books
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 37 minutes from Rye Books
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Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 2.5 miles from Rye Books
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 2.6 miles from Rye Books
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 21 minutes from Rye Books
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