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Covid 19 update

Escape into a world of books! Our physical doors may be closed but our virtual doors are very much open. You can still order books, gifts and more from Griffin Books during lockdown via ShopAppy or from:

We're open for doorstep collection of prepaid orders only from 9.00 am - 5.30 pm, Monday to Saturday.


Griffin Books

Welcome to Griffin Books! As Penarth’s only independent bookshop, we’re dedicated to finding the perfect book for every customer.

You can buy books (including signed titles), gift vouchers, Book Subscriptions and more online from our ShopAppy site for local delivery or collection. If you require postal delivery (UK mainland) visit, and for worldwide postal delivery contact us on [email protected]

We also host regular author events and signings, bringing some of the biggest names and most exciting debut authors from across the UK and beyond to Penarth. We also hold a lively weekly toddler Storytime session and run a number of Book Clubs for adults and children. These events are now taking place online via Zoom, Facebook and Instagram. To find out more, visit:

You can browse our stock and buy books online from: We offer a free click and collect service and postal delivery worldwide (charges apply).

We hope to serve the large community of book lovers in Penarth and beyond, and inspire others to help it grow!


Returns policy

Refund policy for purchases made through our ShopAppy online shop.

If you change your mind within 14 days of receipt of your item, please contact us to request a return. You will then have 14 days from when we authorise the return to send the item back to us in its original condition and at your own expense. Once we have received your returned item, we will refund you your purchase price within 14 days.

If you receive an item which is damaged or faulty please contact us with a description. We will pay the postage cost of returning the item to us by an agreed method. When we receive the item, we will refund you your purchase price, together with the postage cost, within 14 days.

PLEASE NOTE: This policy relates to items purchased online only. Please ask in-store for details of our shop refund policy.

If you have any questions regarding our refund policy, please do not hesitate to contact us on: [email protected] / 029 2070 6455
Monday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tuesday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Wednesday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Thursday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Sunday Closed
Bank Holidays Closed


9A Windsor Rd
CF64 1JB

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