London Store

London Store

About Our History

Our historic London store has been on the same Long Acre site in the heart of London's revered Covent Garden for over 100 years. However, Edward Stanford has been trading since 1853. We are still the world’s premier travel and map bookshop.

To find out more about our fascinating past,
read Stanfords – A Brief History.

Opening hours

Monday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Friday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday:9.00am - 8.00pm
*Sunday:11.30am - 6.00pm

*On Sunday we open 11.30am to 12.00noon for browsing only. This is to comply with UK legislation.