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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
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
For the book lover, casual reader or not this is a must. We even managed not to buy a book as in the throws of moving house, so not for us at the moment. But we had a very enjoyable visit in the great atmosphere...More
This is a gret place for browsing a very wide selection of second hand books but the greater attraction is that it is a unique venue blending nostalgic use of the former railway station with its new use. Fantastic ... and a very good cafe...More
Cute quirky place full of interesting nooks! They have jam packed every corner of this place and it’s awesome to wonder around. We couldn’t get a coffee as was full when we were there but was a great sign so many people enjoy going there...More