Dalton Book Club

Dalton Book Club was founded in May 1764 and has held meetings on a regular basis ever since. It is now believed to be the oldest book club in the World that is still in existence.

Meetings are held monthly and at these meetings, the original procedures, rules, and traditions are still observed.

Membership is by invitation only and is limited to 30 members and in line with tradition, the 30th place is held open for the son of an existing member, any further information can be obtained from the following contacts:

The Book Club have their own website daltonbookclub.org

About us

Dalton is the ancient and historic capital of Furness and has approximately 8,000 residents at the current time. Ideally located less than thirty miles from the Lake District and close to the Irish Sea coast and nature reserves, Dalton is home to one of the Counties largest tourist attractions, South Lakes Wild Animal Park.