Chapter One Loftus – who are we, what do we do, and where are we.

Looking for something new to read, or seeking a gift? Come to Chapter One Loftus, an independent bookshop, based on the North Yorkshire Coast, at the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and the historic in the iron stone valley. You can find books here that the chain stores ignore, discovering everything from old childhood favourites to your newest obsession. As well as books, we stock coffee, cards and gifts from around North Yorkshire.

Located in the attractive market town of Loftus, Chapter One makes an ideal stop on a family day out. We’re on the high street with free car parking, and history lovers may be interested to know that the shop itself dates back to the 18th century, and Loftus it not only the home of the Saxon Princess but also of famous geologist Louis Hutton. Visit us for a wonderful book-browsing experience, and let our friendly and knowledgeable staff find the perfect book, gin or gift for you.