Waterstones Durham

69 Saddler Street, Durham, DH1 3NP

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Opening times

Open until 17.30 today
Tuesday 27th Feb
09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 28th Feb
09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 29th Feb
09.00 - 17.30
Friday 1st Mar
09.00 - 17.30
Saturday 2nd Mar
09.00 - 17.30
Sunday 3rd Mar
11.00 - 17.00
Monday 4th Mar
09.00 - 17.30
Tuesday 5th Mar
09.00 - 17.30
Wednesday 6th Mar
09.00 - 17.30
Thursday 7th Mar
09.00 - 17.30

Contact us

  • Call us on 0191 383 1488
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • X: @wstonesdurham
  • Facebook: wstonesdurham
  • Instagram: @wstonesdurham


Waterstones Bookshop on Saddler Street, in the heart of the beautiful and historic Durham City, is a warm and welcoming shop for all book-lovers.

Our cosy shop is perfectly placed right at the heart of Durham's beautiful city centre, with walks along the river Wear and the iconic Durham Cathedral just a stone's throw from our doorstep.

Inside, we've a dedicated team of passionate, enthusiastic and knowledgeable booksellers who are always ready with a smile and love nothing more than to recommend a new book that's been taking their breath away that week.

We have a vibrant, and often highly praised Children's department, including regular weekend StoryTimes and a fortnightly reading group for 9-12 year olds.

As well as a wonderfully varied array of Crime and Fiction, our Science Fiction & Fantasy section has pride of place on our First Floor. Our First Floor is also home to most of our Non-Fiction sections including History, Travel , Biography and Food & Drink.

We're proud to be the perfect little bookshop in a perfect little city.

Ground Floor
  • New Books, Local Books, General Fiction, Crime Fiction, Children's Books, Click & Collect Collection Point
First Floor
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Graphic Novels & Manga, History, Food & Drink, Travel, Computing, Health & Wellbeing, Smart Thinking, Popular Science, Indoor Games, Pets, Biography, Gardening, Natural History

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