Located right in the middle of London’s “Theatre Land” and close to the National Gallery, Royal Opera House and Leicester Square, Watkins Books is very easy to reach and find.
Coming by tube the closest stop is Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines): take a Charing Cross Road exit and turn in the direction of Trafalgar Square. After a short walk you will find Cecil Court on your left and our shop half way down this famous pedestrian alley.

We are open 7 days a week:
Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 10.30am-6.30pm
Thu & Sat: 11am-7.30pm
Sundays: 12-7pm

19-21 Cecil Court
London, WC2N 4EZ


About Watkins Books

Established over 100 years ago, we are one of the world’s oldest and leading independent bookshops specialising in esoterica. We have a wide choice of new books and latest releases, as well as some rare and antiquarian titles. You can find quite a few bargains on our shelves, plus good amount of used books for a good deal. Whatever subject may interest you, our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help in a unique ambiance of our shop.

And it’s not just books – we have a collection of hand made statues and personal talismans, crystals and tumbled stones, tarot and beautiful jewellery that will make for a perfect present!