Places to visit

Many visitors discover Alston Moor by chance but most return because this is such an ideal base for a longer stay offering a wide range of facilities in a beautiful setting. There are so many places to discover locally,  within an hour of Alston Moor or for the day that you will need to visit our Tourist Information Centre in the Town Hall for the full range of possibilities but here are a few.

Within half an hour: Ashgill waterfall Garrigill, Epiacum Roman Fort, Hadrian’s Wall at Haltwhistle, Hartside panoramic viewpoint and café, High Force waterfall,  Killhope and Nenthead lead mining centres, Lanercost priory and tea rooms, Pennine Way, Ninebanks Tower, Settle – Carlisle heritage railway, South Tynedale Steam Railway and Hub vintage museum, Yadmoss Ski Slope…

Within an hour: Acorn Bank NT property, Barnard Castle, Brampton, Bowes Museum, Carlisle, Eden Valley, Hadrian’s Wall Roman forts and museums, Hexham abbey, Lambley Viaduct, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland National Park, Penrith, Rheged, RSPB Geltsdale Nature Reserve, Talkin Tarn Country Park, Ullswater and the Lake District…

For the day: Alnwick castle and garden, Beamish Open Air Museum, Durham, Gretna Green, Keilder Forest, Lindisfarne, Northumberland National Park, Muncaster castle, Gretna Green, the Scottish borders, Teesdale, the Lake District, Weardale…

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