About Us


Professional Customer Service

Tarka Books is Barnstaple's dedicated independent secondhand bookshop offering a wide selection of quality secondhand books. 


Book Search Service

We offer a book search service to try and track down that elusive title.  Contact us for more details.


New and Used Books

Whilst we are predominately secondhand we stock a small range of new titles, mainly childrens. With additional gift ideas around Christmas time.  

We are also happy to order in new titles.

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Tarka Books

5 Bear Street, Barnstaple, UK

01271 267090


Open today

09:45 – 17:00

Drop us a line!


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