Alnwick

Alnwick is a pretty town in Northumberland, England. Its name is pronounced 'Annick'.

Get in

Buses run between Newcastle and Alnwick.

Alnwick has no train station, but it is possible to take the train to Alnmouth and catch a taxi or a bus to Alnwick (less than 5 miles).

Get around

On foot or by Taxi.

See

Buy

Alnwick is home to Barter Books, the largest second hand bookstore in the UK, housed in the former railway station. It is the loveliest place and its charm is complete with its own small fireplace, old Victorian sofas and even a miniature train running on top of the bookshelves. It holds some very old and rare books and even has its own cafe in the back.

Eat

A good cheap (especially by UK standards) pizza place is in the high street.

Drink

Sleep

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