You can only stay in this dreamy holiday flat in Scotland if you run the bookshop downstairs whilst you're there
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Kindred book lovers: Picture yourself on holiday, and you probably envision blissfully cosying up with a good read or three. But how would you feel about going one better than that, and staying in a charming apartment in the Scottish lowlands that has its very own bookshop downstairs for you to run? Yeah, we thought that would grab your attention. The Airbnb rules for The Open Book in Wigtown are that you play shopkeeper while staying there. And it means for £28 a night, you can holiday in a cute village near the sea. Dreamy. Plus, you have a team of friendly volunteers ready to help you out with running the bookshop for the local community. Set up by The Wigtown Festival Company, The Open Book’s aim is to celebrate books, independent bookshops and welcome people around the world to Scotland’s National Book Town. (Just to give you an idea of how unique this place is, the town has 10 bookshops and only 1,000 residents.)
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