Stanfords London Travel Bookshop


Established in 1853, Stanfords is a large travel bookshop with a huge selection of maps and books about travel.

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Stanfords London Travel Bookshop

12 - 14 Long Acre
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7836 1321
Public transport:
Covent Garden, Underground
Yelp Reviews

5.0 out of 5 based on 56 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Stanfords London Travel Bookshop

5.0 out of 5 26 September 2016
by Maria M.

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5.0 out of 5 6 July 2016
by Sarah A.

So this place is AMAZING.

A little off the bookshop track, more Covent Garden than Charing Cross, but super fascinating, they specialise in travel books/maps, the different globes they have downstairs are so cool, unfrotunately a lot of them were my monthly take home or above, so not really in the affordable category. I was actually here for a book launch so didn't get the opportunity to do...more

5.0 out of 5 14 June 2016
by Oskar W.

This concept is seriously brilliant. A 3-story building ONLY with travel and cook books? Yup, you got it covered here. This is heaven for me. I like to travel and I like food. I basically travel for food, so this is pretty much my place. Prices are reasonable too - pretty much identical to other places around.more

5.0 out of 5 11 May 2016
by Andres R.

I'm a motorcicle traveler thru Europe and have found great support in maps, map books and travel books for just about everything, from cities to mountains, routes, adventures by other travelers, regional foods, etc.

I also travel to America and lately southeast Asia...and also get info for those...

Just great!more

5.0 out of 5 13 March 2016
by Brian C.

Stanfords is one of my favourite shops in the whole world. Because it sells possibilities, just shelves and shelves of possibilities. Everywhere there are more books about places you haven't yet (but possibly could) travel to. So for a holiday junkie like myself, this is just the cathedral of travel at which I worship.

I'm still working my way through the more normal places to visit, but with...more

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