David's Bookshop

Book & Music Shop

David's Bookshops, established in 1963, is located in Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, only a few minutes’ walk from the railway station. 

As the World's first Garden City, Letchworth is a particularly attractive town, with much to offer visitors. We stock a wide range of books and guides on the area’s past and present. At the new, combined Book & Music shop we are confident that you will find the most comprehensive range for many miles. We stock over 50,000 books on two floors, and a wide range of of maps, including every OS Explorer and Landranger. We can supply any book in print and there are always many titles on special offer. The children's book section appeals to all ages and reading levels.

Selection of books

A growing selection of our 15,000 second-hand and antiquarian books is available through the internet. If you have good quality books to sell - bring them in for a quick appraisal and a fair offer - but please enquire before bringing them in, as we are often inundated.You can rely upon our staff's advice who really know about books. We stock an extensive range of cards - many hand-made, as well as high quality notebooks (including Moleskine), notelets and wrapping paper.

David's Cafe

The new David's Cafe, serves great coffee, Birchall tea and gorgeous homemade cake between 10 am and 5 pm daily (Sundays 10.30 - 4).


If music is your passion - check out the enormous range of CDs, DVDs and vinyl in David's Music. All the latest hits and albums are stocked as is a comprehensive range of sheet music and 12" vinyl. All tastes in music are catered for - contemporary, jazz, folk, classical and dance. The shop also hosts listings of local gigs and often acts as the booking point for local music events. There is also a massive stock of second-hand CDs, DVDs and vinyl for purchase. Good quality material is bought at fair prices. We have listen-before-you-buy facilities for CDs.

Book & Music Shop
Book & Music Shop

Opening Times

  • Mon 9am - 7pm
  • Tue 9am - 7pm
  • Wed 9am - 7pm
  • Thur 9am - 7pm
  • Fri 9am - 7pm
  • Sat 9am - 6pm
  • Sun 10am - 5pm
Book & Music Shop


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  • Disabled Access
  • Gift Vouchers