Free entry Family friendly

Opening hours

Monday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday : 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

Darling Reads is an independent bookshop in the heart of Horbury, Wakefield, run by Laura and Asher. Stocking a wide range of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books, second-hand and local history books. Darling Reads offer a book-ordering service with fast delivery, as well as out-of-print book searches.


Darling Reads opened on 22nd July 2020, right in the middle of a global pandemic, and while some might say the timing wasn't great, they disagree. What better time is there to escape from reality and get stuck into a good book!


Books can also be ordered directly from the website.