While all you really need to enjoy a good book is a comfy chair you can curl up in, many a book lover longs for their own little reading nook – somewhere they can escape from the real world and into the pages of a novel. To celebrate World Book Day – taking place on Thursday 5th March – we’ve gathered together a few examples of some truly charming reading nooks you’ll never want to leave.
The attic is a great place to add a reading nook, particularly if it has low or awkward ceilings that make it difficult to turn it into a fully functioning room.
A simple yet effective nook to curl up and read in. In fact window seating of all kinds are ideal for this purpose.
How about a window seat that also boasts stunning views? With this little nook you can enjoy a novel and some beautiful scenery at the same time.
Most reading nooks are designed for one, but if you like having company when you read then a hideaway like the one above could be for you. There’s plenty of space for friends, or even if you just need room to stretch your legs.
For a chilled out reading experience, this intimate corner really can’t be beaten. Try not to get too relaxed, though, you might fall asleep.
This alcove is all you need to enjoy your book in peace and comfort. It’s your own little retreat from the madness of the world.
Another great reading nook that doubles as somewhere to have your friends round. It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a few pillows.
If you’re struggling to find a corner of your home that would work as a reading nook, then a spacious hanging chair could be the ideal solution.
Even the simplest of reading corners can be a welcoming haven from the world outside, and the example above proves that nooks can be very easy to create.
Crawl in here and you’ll never want to crawl out again – a den suitable for adults and children alike.
When summer arrives, you won’t have to hide yourself indoors anymore. On a warm summer’s evening, find a corner of your garden or patio to snuggle up in with a good book.