Alongside publishing books, Little Toller have recently opened a bookshop in Beaminster, West Dorset. Alongside our own titles, we have curated a wonderful range of books for readers of all ages that celebrate the very best writing about the natural world, farming, rural life and the environment. We also have a books published by independent presses like us, and the full range of Dovecote Press titles, specialising in Dorset’s geography, geology, natural history and culture. With constantly changing window displays and new books arriving all the time you’re sure find something to tempt you.

Opening Hours During Lockdown

Thursday: 10am – 1pm (Click & Collect pickup only)

We are currently posting books out on a Tuesday and Friday at the moment,
so deliveries are taking a little longer than usual.


Address: 2 Church St, Beaminster DT8 3AZ

Phone: 01308 863442


From January 2021, owing to Covid-19 restrictions we’re operating a delivery or collection service only. We don’t have a website for the shop itself, but every fortnight we will be changing the book display in the window and posting it on the website, so let us know what takes your fancy by email, telephone or by popping a note through the letter box with your contact details. You can also order ANY BOOK this way: simply let us know what the title and who the author is.

All the books that Little Toller publish are available on our website (here’s the full list of all our books and are available for collection or delivery by post. Please note, during Lockdown we are only able to post books out on a Tuesday and Friday, so they will take a little longer than usual to reach you.

Alternatively, you can also browse titles curated by us at  – although every order supports us directly, you are not buying from us and these titles are only available for postal delivery.

We will be open for collection on Thursdays from 10am to 1pm, when a bag of your books will be labeled with your name and be waiting for collection inside the shop (by the door). If you do want collect your orders from the bookshop, we will let you know when they are ready by phone or email.