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The Travelling Reader

Delivering a British book experience to your door

Come with us on a British reading journey! 


Our Travelling Reader book subscription boxes are especially curated for those who love books set in the British Isles. Our book boxes deliver British-crafted products to your door every month and ALL of our boxes include British products.

Take a look at our popular regular monthly boxes, The Original Travelling Reader and The London Travelling Reader, or our Special Editions which take you on a Traditional British journey. Want to catch up on your to-be-read pile? Then try our Simply British Tastes box, which will take you on a tasting journey around the country to keep up with all things British.

Shop online now for previous boxes available to order for immediate dispatch, or visit our subscription page here.

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3...


Choose your box...

Simply choose the box you want and hit the subscribe button, make your payment, and wait for the box to arrive at the scheduled time. We take the same payment on the 1st of each month and your next boxes will arrive on a monthly basis unless you wish to pause your subscription or cancel.


Receive your box...

We know you will be so excited to receive your Travelling Reader box!

So sit back, make yourself comfortable and enjoy all the great British items in the box - sure in the knowledge we have curated the best monthly British fiction and products especially for you.


Enjoy - Discover - Share

We love to see your photos!

Don't forget to share your delight with others on social media using the hashtags #thetravellingreaderbookboxes or #londontravellingreaderbooks or


in your online unboxing photos and videos.


How does our

subscription service work?

What British boxes

do we offer?

Our Original monthly book box includes a fiction book for you set in a British region, and comes with accompanying items from businesses local to that area or some book-related items.

We visit a different place each month!

What's included:

A fiction book with a British setting

Information local to the area (where available)

Personalised postcard

British beverage from the locality

British edibles from the locality

Book- or place-related gift item

Take a look where we are going this month here.

Come with us on a British reading journey!

The Original Travelling Reader

Boxes dispatch around the 20th of each month. Subscribe now and cancel anytime.

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London is the source of inspiration for many authors and no wonder - Doesn't everyone want to visit London?

Our monthly London box contains a fiction book and the perfect accompanying gifts directly from the capital city.

What's included:

A fiction book with a London setting

Personalised postcard

London beverage

London edibles

Book- or place-related gift item


Come with us on a reading journey to London!

The London Travelling Reader

Boxes dispatch around the 20th of each month. Subscribe now and cancel anytime.

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If your bookcase is full and you have a to-be-read list of books that is as long as your arm, you may be wanting some time to catch up. 

Take a break by selecting our

Simply British Tastes boxes which include tea and confectionery to keep you in the loop of all things British!

We choose a different British place each month from which to source some delectable items.

What's included:

Information local to the area

Personalised postcard

British beverages from the locality

British edibles from the locality

Come with us on a British tasting journey!

Simply British Tastes

Boxes dispatch around the 20th of each month. Subscribe now and cancel anytime.

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Now and then we have some rather special edition boxes with a distinctive Traditionally British theme, so keep your eyes open for these one-off limited edition boxes so that you can take a traditional tour of the British Isles!

What's included:

A factual book with a British setting and theme

Personalised postcard

British beverage in-keeping with the theme

British edibles in-keeping with the theme

Book- or place-related gift items


Come with us on a

Traditionally British reading journey!

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Traditional Britain

What's so special about our boxes?

"Received my second box and just love it. It’s clear a lot of thought and effort goes into each box. Absolutely fantastic, thank you." - Lesley

Take your reading journey...