Thank you for all your continued support and we look forward to seeing you in the shop!


We are following government guidelines and are taking all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our concern first and foremost is for the health of our community and staff.  


We ask that all our customers please:

★ Observe social distancing rules

★ Wear a face mask if you are age 11+, unless you are exempt from doing so

★ When entering the shop, use the hand sanitizer provided

★ Where possible, assist children under your care when handling books and other merchandise. Alternatively, we are happy to handle items for you. 

Our opening hours are currently:


Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday -  Monday: 11:00am - 4:30pm

★ Personal/household 20 minutes slots are available

between 9:30am - 11:00am Sunday - Monday

to allow customers exclusive access. ★

We look forward to seeing you!

Please email us on:

for more information about booking a slot, ordering, postage, delivery and collections.

find us


Tales on Moon Lane Children's Bookshop, 25 Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, London, SE24 9JU.

Tales On Moon Lane is situated a few minute’s walk from Zone 2 Herne Hill rail station, with trains to and from Victoria, Blackfriars, Kings Cross, Wimbledon, Bedford and Luton.
The 3, 37, 322, 196, 201, and 690 either at Herne Hill train station or directly outside the shop. Stops D and E are the closest.



+44 (0)20 7274 5759



To hire our bookshop for your event please download our events information brochure here.


For school resources and library orders please visit Moon Lane Education or contact Leah at

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Local Area

Tales On Moon Lane sits in the heart of Herne Hill - a great destination for families all year round. Beautiful Brockwell Park, with its famous lido and award-winning café is just minutes away; plus the oldest purpose built art gallery in the world, Dulwich Picture Gallery, is only around the corner, housing a fine collection of Baroque art from the old masters. The family-friendly Horniman museum and sixteen acre gardens are free to the public, just a short bus ride from the shop and on Sundays, Herne Hill showcases local produce at an award-winning food market. A selection of artisan restaurants, coffee shops and delis compliment any visit.

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