Books for Amnesty Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh shop opened its doors in October 2016, offering Marchmont residents such as Inspector Rebus and Miss Jean Brodie a much-needed local bookshop.

Come along to browse and buy the best in second hand books. Our shelves include:

  • Scottish authors
  • Local interest
  • Collectibles
  • Politics
  • Children's books
  • Vinyl
  • Poetry and Short stories
  • Biography
  • Greetings cards and Amnesty products

How to find us

Amnesty Bookshop is based at: 12 Roseneath Street, Marchmont, Edinburgh, EH9 1JH

Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday: 1.30pm – 5pm

If you are bringing donations please call ahead to check that we are open.


  • There is a loading bay for drop-offs outside
  • There is pay and display parking in neighbouring streets
  • The shop is right beside the 41 bus stop
  • The shop is on one level with a small step at the entrance

Get involved

Volunteer: Our shops are run mainly by volunteers so we’re always looking for more! If you’re interested in helping out and can spare four hours a week, please pop in for a chat and an application form. You can also download the role outline and application form below.

Donate: Got records you haven’t listened to for years? Or books you’re no longer reading? Don't put them in the attic, bring them down to the shop and donate to support human rights. We also accept CDs and DVDs.

Buy online: Amnesty Bookshop Edinburgh - Amazon

Contact us

If you want to get in touch about any of the above or have any other questions, we’d love to hear from you.

Email us:

Call us: 0131 221 1596

Or pop into the shop!

Volunteer - application form
Volunteer - role description