Waterstones Carlisle

66-68 Scotch Street, Carlisle, CA3 8PN

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Opening times

Opening 09.00 to 17.30 today
Saturday 4th Dec
09.00 - 17.30
Sunday 5th Dec
10.00 - 16.00
Monday 6th Dec
09.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 7th Dec
09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 8th Dec
09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 9th Dec
09.00 - 17.30
Friday 10th Dec
09.00 - 17.30

Contact us

  • Call us on 01228 542300
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @wstonescarlisle
  • Facebook: WaterstonesCarlisle


Waterstones Carlisle is a treasure trove of delights for the book lovers of Cumbria and our many visitors. The perfect escape from the bustling city.

Situated in the middle of our beautiful and historic city, Waterstones Carlisle offers two floors of enchantment. Lose yourself in bookish wanderings and find yourself a cosy corner to sit and browse. We have a team of dedicated, knowledgeable and friendly booksellers who are always able to find the books you want and recommend some you didn't know you wanted.

Waterstones Carlisle is renowned for its expertise in many areas including our bewitching Children's department, our support for local publishing and our fantastic Graphic Novel and Sci-Fi sections.

We also have beautiful Stationery and book-related Toys and Gifts for all the family. Enjoy a coffee in our first floor cafe and relax in the peaceful, calm atmosphere of Waterstones Carlisle.

Ground Floor
  • Fiction, Crime, Sci-Fi, Graphic Novels and Children's, Click & Collect
First Floor
  • Non-Fiction-Sport, History, Travel, Cookery, Reference, Art, Health