Joyland Books is a family-run bookstore, specialising in the sale of books about amusement parks, roller coasters, fairgrounds and circuses. Based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, Joyland Books was launched in April 2000, and since that date has grown to be the number one provider of specialist books within these areas on the World Wide Web. Joyland Books provides an international service, now selling books, DVDs/videos, CD-ROMs, music and magazines to every country in the World. Click here to join our mailing list and be informed about major new releases.
Joyland Books also uses its industry contacts to present News about amusement parks in the UK, and has the largest Directory of official UK amusement park and theme park web sites on the internet. Join other Joyland Books customers on our Forum
We also run a number of other websites. The Amusement Park Photographic Library supplies amusement park images to the World's media, and the Save Dreamland Campaign website provides information on the Campaign to save Margate's threatened Dreamland Fun Park, home of the Grade II listed Scenic Railway roller coaster. We have also set up a website on the ill-fated Shipley Glen Pleasure Grounds, formerly home to the Aerial Glide ride. Joyland is also now the home of themagiceye, the world's best loved amusement park nostalgia website.

Finally, please visit our sister website, Skelter Publishing, for amusement park, fairground and specialist entertainment books.

Joyland Books can be found at

Amusement Park Photographic Library
Save Dreamland Campaign
Aerial Glide, Shipley Glen
Skelter Publishing

Joyland Books is a rural business, based in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Pictured below is the entrance to Southcombe Farm, near Chipping Norton, home of Joyland Books.

Southcombe Farm - home of Joyland Books - from the air.

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