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Lowbyer Manor Country House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £95 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
2.58 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (26 reviews)

"If you like quirky old houses you'll love this place."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Lowbyer Manor Country House
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
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2.95 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)
Nice Countryside Hotel

"Nice greeting. Room 8 dated but comfortable. Poor water pressure for shower and it would take an age to run a bath. Lovely surroundings. The room was situated on the 2nd floor and on inspection we found the fire escape stairs, were worn concrete and were hazardous covered in moss and slippy. My husband ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2017

Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
Alston House Hotel
The price is £110 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
2.28 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"A good clean hotel with a great location to explore the beautiful countryside, a hearty decent breakfast to set you up for the day and a good restaurant, what more do you need?"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

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Gilderdale
3 out of 5
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2.33 mi from city centre
Gilderdale
A Beautiful Traditional Country Cottage in an Idyllic Location
The Cumberland Inn
The price is £76 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
2.31 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Friendly staff decent beer..

"Friendly staff.. Big room.. Unfortunately it was extremely dated and in major need of updating.. But you know its not intended on been the ritz"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

The Cumberland Inn
Eastview Bed and Breakfast
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1.43 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
A brilliant Stay over

"Very nice indeed. Looking forward to a second visit next year. A first class b&b and likewise with the service of Lana and Phil ."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Eastview Bed and Breakfast
Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
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2.92 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (7 reviews)

"Thought the buildings and character were fab, facilities were actually good but it was all dragged down by a rather overwhelming smell in the cottage..... damp , slightly urine smell, musty needs a good deep clean. Such a shame because the quality of the cottage was otherwise good. Can’t really see ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2019

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
Award winning 17th century cottage stunning views, pet and family friendly.
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1.55 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Gepflegt, gemütlich und in ruhiger Umgebung

"Ein schoenes und sauberes Cottage in ländlicher Umgebung. Wunderschöne Aussicht in die Hügeln. Ein perfekter Platz um zur Ruhe zu kommen. Das Cottage ist gut ausgerüstet mit allem was nötig ist um entspannende Ferien zu haben. Die Vermieter sind freundlich und erreichbar. Es ist möglich um in der ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2016

Award winning 17th century cottage stunning views, pet and family friendly.
Cosy & Quirky Cottage in the Centre of Alston
"Stokoe Cottage", 2 Stokoe House,, Market Place, Alston, ENG
The price is £92 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
2.33 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Lovely cottage, lovely town

"Excellent communication, perfect little cottage. Warm as toast with everything you need. Great fire. Lovely pubs and shops a stone's throw from the door, great walking and friendly local atmosphere. Looking forward to coming back!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2020

Cosy & Quirky Cottage in the Centre of Alston
Watergreens Farm, CA9 3LD Self-catering Holiday Accommodation in Cumbria
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2.47 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)
Peaceful

"Amazing views with everything you could need for your stay. Amanda gave a very good introduction to the property. Would highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2020

Watergreens Farm, CA9 3LD Self-catering Holiday Accommodation in Cumbria
Granville House - cottage sleeping 8 in the heart of Alston
Station Road, Granville House, Alston, ENG
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2.52 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Fantastic space and location!

"Granville House had lots of charm. As a party of eight there was lots of space and we were lucky enough to enjoy fantastic weather so made the most out of the back garden. We were able to enjoy our meals outside, using both the barbeque and pizza oven! The bbq then turned into a fire pit which we ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2018

Granville House - cottage sleeping 8 in the heart of Alston
Crofters Cottage Cosy,Romantic with 24/7 private hottub sole use,Farm holiday
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2.73 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Tranquillity at its finest.

"My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights. Eddie the host is a wonderful man and couldn’t have been more helpful arranging balloons for my partners birthday, leaving us a lovely bottle of Prosecco, showing us how to use the fire etc. The cottage is in the most wonderful of locations, very secluded ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Crofters Cottage Cosy,Romantic with 24/7 private hottub sole use,Farm holiday
Pet friendly, 2 bedroom  barn conversion with exclusive use of private  spa.
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1.53 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Fantastic property

"Great little property in a lovely peaceful location. Very clean with everything there that is needed. The hosts were very helpful and left us lots of lovely little treats. Spa area was fantastic"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

Pet friendly, 2 bedroom barn conversion with exclusive use of private spa.
Vacation Home Barn End in Alston - 3 Persons, 2 Bedrooms
Skelgill Rigg
3.5 out of 5
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2.26 mi from city centre
Skelgill Rigg
Mill Race House
3.5 out of 5
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2.26 mi from city centre
Mill Race House
Whitlow Farmhouse
3.5 out of 5
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3.38 mi from city centre
Whitlow Farmhouse
West Nattrass Guesthouse
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1.25 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"Nice and clean hotel and nice owners, I thought it was slightly overpriced. But was clean"…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2018

West Nattrass Guesthouse
Lantern House
3.5 out of 5
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2.33 mi from city centre
Lantern House
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Visiting Alston

Visitors can enjoy all that Alston has to offer including the rivers, art and bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's live music and museums. Top sights around the area include Housesteads Roman Fort and Hadrian's Wall.

  • There are 29 hotels and other accommodation options in Alston
  • The closest major airport is in Carlisle (CAX), 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), 33.7 mi (54.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Alston

A favourite place to visit in the city is Nenthead Mines. Additionally, in the area you'll find Housesteads Roman Fort and Hadrian's Wall.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 29 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Alston. This is a top-rated accommodation option based on our user reviews:

  • Lowbyer Manor Country House - This 3-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free parking and a business centre. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its bar and helpful staff.

One of the popular sights outside the city is Ullswater, located 23.2 mi (37.3 km) from the centre of the city.

Dressing for Alston

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 8°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 17°C, whilst the average at night is 2°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 19°C with night-time averages of 7°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 13°C and night-time averages of 0°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Alston is 20 millimetres
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 18°C, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 0°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Alston?
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 4-star country house offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your trip include Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel and The Cumberland Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Alston, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Alston.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday to Alston?
Nent Hall Country House is a top 4-star country house on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Also, attractions in the area such as Acorn Bank and The Garden Station are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Alston?
Lowbyer Manor Country House is a top guest house for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel and Eastview Bed and Breakfast.
What's the best hotel in Alston to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Nent Hall Country House is a top 4-star country house for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices to soak up the local history include Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel and Eastview Bed and Breakfast. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Nenthead Mines.

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