Founditatlast: A Bookshop In The Middle Of Nowhere

Bookshops

2 Bield House, Newton Don, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7SY

    FoundItAtLast is a second-hand bookshop on the Newton Don Country Estate, set in the Scottish Borders countryside just outside Kelso.

    Hidden away on the Newton Don Country Estate three miles from Kelso, FoundItAtLast is a large bookshop spread over four rooms, each a dedicated section of the shop.

    The sports room is packed with books, videos, fanzines and so on. The dedicated music room boasts hundreds of old vocal scores.  The fiction room is equipped with a rocking-chair to spend some time relaxing with a book and the non-fiction room has a large selection of train and nautical books.

    The bookshop also stocks a selection of local photography, art and jewellery.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Monday: 10.00 - 3.00
    Tuesday: 10.00 - 4.00
    Wednesday: 9.30 - 11.45 & 2.00 - 5.00
    Thursday: 10.00 - 3.00
    Friday: 10.00 - 5.00
    Saturday: 10.00 - 12.30 or later if local events are on.

    Sundays / Evenings - By appointment only so please

    Children

    • Children Welcome There is another bookshop next to mine which specialises in children's books - old and new. Its opening hours differ from mine so please phone / email first!!

    Location

    • Rural Location A few miles north of Kelso on the Edinburgh road, situated on a large but hard-to-find country estate!!
    • Remote Location
    • Village Location From Kelso head towards Stichill and you'll see a yellow sign pointing to the left about a mile before you reach Stichill.

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • No Smoking Permitted

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Parking Plenty of parking in front of the shop.
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Disabled Parking It is possible to park next to the front door of the shop.
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions


    Head out of Kelso on the Edinburgh road, turning right into the Newton Don Estate approx 1 mile outside the edge of Kelso and before you hit the Nenthorn "bumps". Travel along the country lane until the end of the row of cottages and turn left. 100 yards later turn left into a courtyard where you will find FoundItAtLast situated in the centre.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Head out of Kelso on the Edinburgh road, turning right into the Newton Don Estate approx 1 mile outside the edge of Kelso and before you hit the Nenthorn "bumps". Travel along the country lane until the end of the row of cottages and turn left. 100 yards later turn left into a courtyard where you will find FoundItAtLast situated in the centre.

    Getting there by railway:-
    Bus from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Kelso. Then as above. (There is an occasional bus to Stichill which will travel past one of the entrances into the Newton Don Estate, situated about 1 ½ miles before the village of Stichill)



    Getting there by aeroplane:-
    Nearest airports: Newcastle and Edinburgh with connecting buses to Kelso, via Jedburgh or Berwick.



    Getting there by ferry:- Nearest sea terminal: Newcastle.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    • 10% off all purchases in the shop if you print off this page or show us it on your phone when you come into the shop!!!

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