Shopping in Northumberland

Take home more than just memories when visiting Warkworth. Independent shops and craft centres are perfect for buying designer jewellery and art; ideal for gifts or for keeping all to yourself. Craft fairs and markets in the historic town of Alnwick provide the perfect opportunity to purchase bespoke gifts.

There’s also Barter Books, one of the country’s largest second hand book shops, housed in Alnwick’s old railway station. It is a unique book browsing and shopping experience. See some of the oldest Northumbrian books on display, take in your own books to barter, purchase that special gift, or simply browse and enjoy the surroundings.

Or why not visit the Coquetdale Arts Centre in Rothbury ~ a unique visitor attraction in rural Northumberland, where you can see & buy the work of over 100 local artists ~ admission free.

You also must make sure you that you visit one of Northumberland’s many markets during your stay with us. These range from weekly markets , where you can purchase anything from local produce to household goods, to farmers’ markets and special event markets, for Easter and Christmas.


Barter Books is one of the biggest antiquarian bookstores in the UK with a tremendous selection of books from antique to contemporary novels. The place is so big you could literally spend a half a day here easily.

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The Coquetdale Arts Centre is in Rothbury, Northumberland. It was set up in 1975 to promote, display and sell art for the benefit of local people, and also visitors to the area. 

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The Fenwick Gallery is a contemporary art and craft gallery based in the historic village of Warkworth, Northumberland. With a unique range of fine art.

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Grey’s is a fashion accessory retail company based in the historic village of Walkworth on the beautiful Northumbrian coast.

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CABOSSE was established in 2008 in the historic and beautiful village of Warkworth. On the 23rd July 2012 the Prince of Wales even visited  CABOSSE.

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The Greenhouse is located on Dial Place Street in Warkworth and offers unique personalised gifts so you can get that perfect souvenir. They also offer high quality home decor and Christmas decorations.

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