Hayloft is a small, independent, publishing company and publishes books on a range of subjects, including history, mountaineering, outdoor, humour, memoirs and rural life. In a wider sense Hayloft books celebrate life in Cumbria, the Lake District and the North and has won several awards at the Lakeland Book of the Year competition. For a full list of titles see the pages to the left or the Site Index.
We are lucky to have customers all over the world and will continue to bring our books to the widest possible audience. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the bookshops, customers, writers, artists, journalists, photographers and authors who have supported us.
Based in the Pennines near Kirkby Stephen, Hayloft's publishing experience includes books, newspapers, magazines, brochures, reports and websites. Hayloft previously published the north's first all digital newspaper, the Westmorland Messenger and Icetalk magazine. The company was founded in 1989 though it did not publish books full-time until ten years later. Hayloft has now published more than 100 titles.
Though the company is small, we employ freelance experts as each project demands. For instance, James Deboo is a freelance editor and indexer, specializing in anything literary or historical. He has worked with Hayloft on a number of projects, and can be found at www.jamesdeboo.co.uk.
We think that Hayloft is probably the loneliest publishing company and bookshop in the UK and possibly the highest at around 1,000 feet above sea level - so it's worth a visit even if just to see the views!
The company's offices and a book display are in a converted hayloft. The display is open by appointment - please see contact us. If you have any suggestions or comments please email us at email@example.com
Hayloft is a limited company, first registered in England, company number 4802586. VAT registration number 7588712phot
ograph: The Hayloft
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