Barter Books is one of the largest second hand bookshops in Britain. Considered a local tourist attraction, Barter Books is a book shop situated in an old train station.
What makes it special
- Book shop in an old train station
Open every day 9am - 7pm
Other things to do nearby
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A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips. Visit the website
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