opening hours


Due to Government guidelines, we are now in tier 4 and will be closed for browsing in the shop from 8:00pm on Saturday 19th December until further notice. 

We will be operating a click and collect service up until Christmas eve:

Sunday 20th December 10:00am - 4:00pm

Monday 21st December 10:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday 22nd December 10:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday 23rd December 10:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday 24th December Christmas Eve 10:00am - 3:00pm

You can still support us through online orders through our website to be collected and through our Bookshop UK page. 


Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss choosing, ordering, and all things books and beyond, by emailing

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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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