The Original Travelling Reader

by The Travelling Reader
Come with us on a reading journey. Book and gifts box from British places.
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Your British reading journey starts here.

The book subscription box that delivers a British experience to your door!​ Each month we select a fiction book for you set in a British region, choose some superb gifts from businesses local to that area as well as some book-related items, and then send them all straight to your door. We visit a different place in Britain each month.

  • British products
  • British fiction
  • Themed boxes based around a book setting
  • Beverages
  • Confectionery

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Q: Does this book always come with a novel? Looking for (fiction) book subscription for my Mum!Asked by Gwen D., December 2020

The Travelling Reader answered...December 2020

All of The Original Travelling Reader boxes include British fiction books (we choose a combination of newly released books or those published any time from 2000).

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Amazing subscription

Sep 25, 2020
Susan S.
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Subscribed for 5 months
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OMG where do I start. This box is amazing. So glad I subscribed. We visited Gloucestershire. Had so many beautiful items. Soap and bath product that smell divine, book mark and key chain in a beautiful glass/silver design, Jasmin tea, a book (which I can’t wait to start) and OMG the chocolate-yummy. They all have connections to Gloucestershire which is so interesting. Also recv booklets on where to go and what to see in the county. This subscription is a keeper 😁
I would like to add to my above review- I have been subscribed to travelling reader for 5 months now and every box is as good as the last. Delivery is spot on every time aswell. Love this subscription 👍

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The Travelling Reader said...Sep 28, 2020

Dear Susan, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We love to find ways to enrich our customers' reading experiences and are so glad you have enjoyed your reading journey to Gloucestershire. Thank you for rating us so highly and we wish you more successful reading journeys to come!

Loved it!

Dec 25, 2016
Lilly P.
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Subscribed for 1 year
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This was my first ever subscription box and I've been really impressed. As it is December it's got a Christmas theme and the book was based in London so they had to choose from a wide range. I received some really good quality gifts, there was cd that hadn't arrived with them in time so they sent it separately after but they had included some extra teabags to make up for it, which I was very impressed by. I looked up how much everything might have cost and £35 when you take into account the extra legwork that was put in I think it's a good deal. I really can't wait for January's box and would highly recommend it!

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Wow!

Jun 30, 2017
Amy J.
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Subscribed for 2 years
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I just got my first box today, and it was so lovely, I actually got goosebumps! I feel like I've received a virtual trip to Cambridge!

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Tea with a Book

Jan 27, 2021
Sara M.
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Subscribed for 1 month
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Nothing travelling in the box. One book with a ton of tea. Would be more appropriately advertised as tea with a book box.

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The Travelling Reader said...Feb 05, 2021

Hi Sara, we've reached out to you via email as it seems as if you have reviewed one of our on-sale boxes from the website (which included items from previous boxes and lots of free tea) instead of the monthly book box as this had not reached you by the time your review was added. We should have added a note to differentiate between the two boxes so we're sorry that it was confusing. Tracking states that you have now received your Original box and so we hope you are pleased with this (the Bath, England box) and that you can see we do try really hard to include the element of Travelling in our monthly boxes. If you are still unsatisfied with this second...

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Your box will ship on the 20th of every month. Please order by the 10th to get the current Travelling Reader book box. If you order after the 10th...