Thank you for all your continued support and we look forward to seeing you in the shop soon!
We are following government guidlines 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.
Due to the space and layout of the shop we ask that our customers observe social distancing rules. When entering the shop please use the hand sanitizer provided and, where possible, please assist your children when handling books and other merchandise. Alternatively, we are happy to handle items for you.
From Saturday 4th July our opening hours will be:
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 4:30pm
★ Personal/household 20 minutes slots are available between
9:30am - 11:00am to allow customers exclusive access. ★
Thursday - Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 4:30pm
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for more information about ordering, postage, delivery and collections.
Warmest wishes from everyone at Tales on Moon Lane
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.
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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.