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All reviews book shop old railway book lovers waiting room station buffet model railway station building book shelves toy train children's section trains running biscuits comfy chairs open fire original features treasure trove lovely cafe
A real icon its always a true pleasure to visit, be it for 20 mins or a day trip! The comfortable atmosphere, seating and open fires made it very cosy indeed. We stopped for Sunday breakfast of sausage stotties with an awesome onion chutney and...More
I've visited quite a few times now and Barter's always seems to have a good selection and wide variety of books every time - always something to tempt me! Also a good place to grab a cuppa or quick bite...especially in the winter beside the...More
I love coming to Barter Books every few weeks.
Although it is busy at weekends and during holidays you can still find quiet periods when you can just peruse the book shelves.
The food is good and the fires in the entrance and waiting room...More
We were here for a couples weekend though my husband and I have been here lots of times before. The food was beautiful as always (came twice over the weekend) and had time to browse through the books too.
I live in Alnwick so I’m lucky enough to be able to call into Barter Books quite often! On this occasion I visited alone, early one Saturday morning. I perused the books store before settling down in a cosy corner of the Cafe and ordered...More
Barter Books has an amazing selection of second hand books to suit all tastes - helping to save the planet! It is housed in a fabulous old railway station - lots of places to sit and browse. It provides lovely food and it is dog...More
A great visit for anyone who loves books. Amazing selection, including some specials. Plenty of places to sit and read as well as the cafe. It is worth visiting just to see the beautifully restored building. We could have spent hours here. It is about...More