Barter Books Alnwick

Posted: July 19, 2016 in Northumberland, Trains, UK



Barter Books, a second-hand bookshop in Alnwick has a far-flung reputation, both  for the number of books on offer but also for its location in the old Alnwick station building. The station was built in 1887  and served a branch line which ran from the main line at Alnmouth into the town. For such a small branch line it is an impressive station. This was because it was used by royalty visiting the Dukes of Northumberland at nearby Alnwick Castle. It was closed in  1968, but thankfully the fine station buildings were preserved and can be enjoyed today whilst browse amongst the racks of books on offer.






  1. Dina says:

    Looks like a bookworm’s heaven! Thanks for sharing. It’s on my list when I go north in spring. 🙂

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