The shop has many extra features: open fires in the Winter, beloved by all. The Station Buffet with good plain food, coffee, tea and cookies. A model railway acting as a link between the book columns of the central room, along with poetry lines. Three stunning 40-foot murals.
Home of the 'Keep Calm and Carry On' moto Barter Books is one of the biggest second hand book stores in the country. Located in the old Alnwick Train Station which has be preserved beautifully. Sit and have coffee buy the open fires and snuggle with a book or two.
No trip to Alnwick is complete without a trip to the unique Barter Books, home to the rediscovered 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster.
The former station at Alnwick offers a treasure trove of second hand books. It is also the place the original 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster was discovered in an old cupboard. Well worth a visit, you can trade in your old books for money off second hand versions. Open till 7pm, 7 days a week and…
A must visit, the old Alnwick train station has been converted into this rambling , quirky second hand bookstore with open fires , armchairs, model trains running around above your head while you explore this "one off" place. the old first class waiting area has been converted into a cafe with a …
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“Great any time but scrumptious Sunday lunch - booking advisable. Around a 15 minute drive north.”
“Great circular walk through pine forests up on to the moors looking out over the Cheviots, there is even a vantage point just like Pride Rock in the Lion King ! ”
“A beautiful spot with views out to sea. We usually book a table the walk to Dunstaburgh castle (90 minute walk along the coastal route) and have a well earned meal. Can get very busy. Dog friendly in the bar.”