Visit Alston in Cumbria and discover a magical place to escape to in the wild heart of Britain.
Located at the centre of the North Pennines Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Alston Moor in Cumbria covers 50 square miles of superb countryside surrounded by beautiful, dramatic fells and sculpted by sweeping river valleys. The town of Alston nestles in this setting at the crossroads of five historic trans Pennine routes, all of which pass through breathtaking scenery rich in heritage. The villages of Garrigill and Nenthead complete the community that is Alston Moor. Here you will find a warm welcome and a quality of life that will stay in your memory until you return.
Browse our site alstoncumbria.com for information about the wealth of things to do and see locally and within the wider area. Alston is a short drive from Hadrian’s Wall, the Lake District and Northumberland National Park. Enjoy an overview of the fascinating history of Alston Moor and discover the unique and special place Alston is today. You will also find the products we design and make plus other creative work. You can read our seasonal blog on the news page and join our mailing list for regular special offers. Alston is a ‘Walkers Are Welcome’ town, which is as it should be, since it is on the Pennine Way, Wainwright’s Pennine Journey and countless other routes. Isaac’s Tea Trail leads from Alston to the brewery village of Allendale in the heart of the Allen Valley. Why not walk some new paths?
If you would like to visit Alston Moor we currently have a holiday apartment near the centre of Alston town. To make a leisurely enquiry just use our contact form or visit the Booking pages. If you’re in a hurry you can book Apt. 6 via the Alston pages of Airbnb.
We hope you enjoy this website and look forward to welcoming you should you decide to visit in person.