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The Travelling Reader

Delivering a British book experience to your door

The Travelling Reader subscription boxes are curated monthly British-themed book boxes. 

We curate a totally unique subscription box based around the area of our chosen book's setting. So, for example, a fiction book based in Cumbria will include the book, a beverage from Cumbria and confectionery from the locality too, as well as other treats! You can check out our current month's theme here.

We also have a London-themed box which include exclusively London treats!

Are you ready to start your reading journey around Britain? Then check out our Subscribe page now or find previous boxes in the shop. Happy reading!

Please be aware that our subscription service is now suspended. Please see here.

SHOP CLOSING - BUY YOUR BOX NOW

BEFORE ALL STOCKS GO.

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

1

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.

2

Receive your box...

Sit back and relax with a book box full of British treats. 

Find your latest read, a specially chosen beverage and some confectionery from the chosen area that you can enjoy while reading, and other book- or location-themed products to enhance your reading experience. 

3

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

#simply_british_tastes

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! This month's theme is here.

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!

Photos show previous boxes

The Original Travelling Reader

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

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!

Photos show previous boxes

The London Travelling Reader

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

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!

Photos show previous boxes

Simply British Tastes

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

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!

Photos show previous boxes

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

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