South Bank Book Market

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London’s very own bouquinistes: endless second-hand books, maps and old prints on a collection of stalls on the South Bank.

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Venue name: South Bank Book Market
Address: Riverside Walk (outside BFI Southbank under Waterloo Bridge)
London
SE1
Opening hours: Daily 12noon-7pm
Transport: Tube: Waterloo; Rail: Waterloo
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If you're passing by the South Bank, you might be able to spot this makeshift bookshop under the bridge. It doesn't have the widest selection of books, which varies from day to day, but you can be sure that if you look hard enough, you'll find something worthwhile. It's an interesting concept that everyone should check out at least once, and nothing quite compares to browsing second hand books hoping to unearth a treasure. Just make sure you come on a day when the weather isn't too harsh!