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Your Nottingham Bookshop

1/5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, NG1 2GR

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Opening times

  • Monday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Tuesday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Wednesday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Thursday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Friday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Saturday 09.00 - 18.30
  • Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

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Waterstones Nottingham, situated in the heart of the East Midlands, is home to a wonderful selection of books and gifts sure to excite all book lovers.

Situated on the historic Bridlesmith Gate, Waterstones Nottingham is the finest bookshop in the Midlands.

Our beautiful Victorian building hosts five floors of literary wonder, including a range of contemporary Fiction amongst the largest to be found anywhere in the country, a Children's section as bright and wide as the sky, that is always bustling with fun activities and things to do, and a café on the third floor where you can browse and relax in a peaceful atmosphere.

Our friendly and experienced booksellers are always ready to help by finding the book you're looking for or recommending a new read altogether, and with our incredible range of Gifts and Stationery and Nottingham's largest range of specialist arts magazines, finding the perfect gift is always a breeze.

We're proud to be the home of Nottingham's book lovers.

Ground Floor
  • Fiction, Crime Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Classics, Horror, Drama, Literary Criticism, Humour, Kindles, Stationary, Magazines, Games, Cards & Gifts, Click & Collect
First Floor
  • Biography, Sport, Film & TV, Music, True Crime
Second Floor
  • Children's, Teen, Revision Guides, Cookery, Art, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Photography, Health, Self Help, Parenting & Childcare
Third Floor
  • Travel, Maps & Walking Guides, Outdoor Pursuits, History, Military History, Politics, Transport, Popular Science, Astronomy, Natural History, Gardening, English Language
Fourth Floor
  • The Sillitoe Events Room, Religion, Spirituality, Philosophy, Business, Economics, Law, Computing, Foreign Languages, Academic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, College & Careers