Welcome to The Cook and Barker Inn

‘A real traditional Northumbrian Country Inn’ is the perfect description for The Cook & Barker Inn. From its elevated location in the picturesque village of Newton on the Moor, the Inn enjoys outstanding views of both the Northumberland Coast and the Cheviot hills. The Inn boasts an excellent restaurant, bar areas and beer garden as well as 14 En-suite hotel rooms and 2 exclusive suites. Why not take a moment to browse our website and check out our facilities and local attractions or call us directly at any time for more information.

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Situated close to the main A1 dual carriageway, some 35 minutes from Newcastle and Berwick, you will find that as we are well positioned for Newcastle Airport and North Shields Quay. The Cook and Barker makes the perfect staging post for those visitors with European or international destinations in mind. Alternatively, we are ideally placed for the business person travelling to the Scottish Capital and Border towns and for the tourist exploring the heart of rural Northumberland.

Hotel Accommodation and Booking

Exceptional Dining

The Cook and Barker Inn boasts diverse options for dining and cocktails. Our Chef’s present a menu of luxury comfort fare and innovative creations. Enjoy lighter fare for lunch and full menu dishes in the evening. Catering for private corporate and wedding functions.

A la Carte – Grills & Roasts – Seafood Selection – Forest & Fields – Hope Farm Fresh Produce – Sunday Lunch

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Cook and Barker Events

  1. early bird special menu price

    Early Bird Special

    February 1 - December 23

    Two courses for £13.95 or Three courses for £16.95 This is off our main ala-carte menu with selected dishes only. Available – Wednesday and Thursday evening between 4 PM and 7 PM Call now for more information or to book… Read more »

  2. new years even event at the cook and barker inn

    New Year’s Eve

    December 1 - December 31

    We recommend booking early for our special menu New Year’s Eve event. With 7 Course meal and wine, champagne, live music and New Year’s countdown. Make it an evening to remember. Call now to book your table on 01665 575234…. Read more »

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    Fox Hunt Meet

    December 26

    Boxing Day Fox Hunt meet – horses, riders and hounds will gather at the Cook and Barket Inn, Boxing Day 2016. This annual spectacle is an opportunity for hunts to thank all those who support them, from the farmers and landowners over… Read more »


Our wedding package includes 10 starters and 10 main courses to choose from; these will need to be decided upon in advance.
Reception is priced at £35 per head which includes drinks upon arrival. Our max capacity is 80 people. The room and tables are decorated to the highest standard. Bedroom accommodation is also available for parties. Please contact us for further details and special rates. We shall be happy to look after guests who are following a variety of diets.

More about weddings here

Features and Local Attractions

  • Bamburgh & Castle
    . Bamburgh Village – is a stunningly attractive small Village set on the Northern stretch of the Northumberland Coast. It is without doubt dominated by its magnificently striking Castle that can be seen for miles around, giving the whole Village...
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  • Alnwick Town
    Alnwick’s main shopping area is the located in the town centre. It is split into three main streets, Bondgate Within, Market Street and Fenkle Street. Together they form a triangular circuit around the Marketplace. Bondgate Within has recently had the...
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  • Druridge Bay
    Druridge Bay on the Northumberland Coast is a beautiful living landscape, with miles of golden sandy beaches and a haven for wildlife. The bay is a stunning seven mile stretch of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a...
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My self and my son stayed here overnight whilst visiting my daughter who was staying nearby. The hotel is lovely and we loved everything about our time here. Everything! was lovely and clean, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious.
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