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
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Dive head first into water fun and action and you'll find yourself taking to the water like a pro! Take the plunge and enjoy some fun on (or in) the water!
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Jump on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape on two wheels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just fancy a ride, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Tour the castle and enjoy fascinating stories from the past. Children can step into the world of a medieval knight or pretend to be witches and wizards as they stroll the corridors.
The people and places of north Northumberland are brought to life here in lively, interactive style.
The home of Victorian inventor and landscape genius Lord Armstrong. Crammed full of ingenious gadgets, and the first house to be lit by hydro-electricity. Visit the National Trust website page
This ancient and remarkable fortress has alarming dungeons and torture chambers, as well as the beautiful parklands and gardens. It is reputed to be Britain's most Haunted Historic Castle!
A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips.
Seahouses is a good access point to the nearby Farne Islands. This small seaside town is a very popular holiday resort.
A range of boat trips including the special grey seal cruise, Holy Island cruise and various bird-watching trips. Visit the website
Simonside (near Rothbury) has three fine crags, the northern scarps of the moors to the north of Rothbury offer brilliant climbing. Further west are Sandy Crag, Linshiels, The Drakestone and Sou
Explore 14 public areas, learn more about the castle and watch history being uncovered during archaeological excavations. Sample Northumberland produce from the tea rooms. Visit the castle's
Some of the best rocks, crags and sandstone faces in the UK can be found in Glendale, the area around Wooler. One of the most challenging climbs in the area, the Bowden Doors, is steep and techn
17 miles A range of boat trips are available to see the most famous sea bird sanctuary in the British Isles with a large colony of Grey Seals.
Sitting offshore on Holy Island and reached by causeway at low tide. The peaceful atmosphere make a visit well worth the effort. Visit the website