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Alston

Welcome to Alston! When you catch a glimpse of the impressive landscapes in Cumbria, you'll want to stay forever.

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Alston is situated around 85 miles away from Edinburgh and roughly 90 miles from Manchester.

Why don't you pay a visit to two of the most attractive stretches of coastline? Morecambe Beach, 50 miles to the south, and Sandyhills Beach, 50 miles to the west, are smart picks.

Spend some time discovering the beauty of the region's environmental reserves. A couple of close by locations are Low Force (14 miles away) and High Force (13 miles away).

Brunton Park is the home of the Carlisle United FC. It's in United Kingdom, 20 miles west of Alston. Notice the home team's colors of blue and white.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum and Nenthead Mines are in Alston Moor, a nearby destination 0.8 miles away. Why not check them out? Alternatively, Mohope is approximately 6 miles away. Start by visiting Allendale Forge Studios and Heritage Centre.

When you're ready to venture further afield, check out a regional hub. Row lies 8 miles away and boasts visitor attractions, like Long Meg and Her Daughters, Acorn Bank and Whinfell Forest. If you've time to spare, also check out Lacy's Caves and Saint Nicholas.

If you'd like to get out and try something different, you'll find some fun activities here. Let off some steam and go mountain biking or rock climbing.

Need to de-stress? Spend an afternoon cycling, shore fishing or enjoying any of the other outdoor activities this area has available.

Those who like to combine learning with leisure might enjoy joining some organized activities. Guided nature walks, cycling tours, segway tours and city walking tours are some of the best options in the region.

Want to have a thrilling experience during your time in Cumbria? You should try paragliding. You'll never forget it.

When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head down to the water for an exciting day of swimming or wind surfing.

Experienced adventurers are experts at goodbyes, but that doesn't make them any less difficult. When it's time to leave the gorgeous Cumbria region, we wouldn't be at all surprised if you were already organizing your return trip!

When it's time for your flight back to reality, make your way to the nearest airport. You'll find it 35 miles to the northeast.


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Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Cumbria, Alston
3.5
of 5, from 2 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Saint Nicholas, High Force and Low Force. Housesteads Roman Fort and Bowlees Visitor Centre are also within 25 miles (40 km).

£75
Lowbyer Manor Country House

Lowbyer Manor Country House

Hexham Road, Alston
4.0
of 5, from 10 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this guesthouse is within 20 miles (32 km) of Saint Nicholas, High Force and Thirlwall Castle. Roman Army Museum and Low Force are also within 20 miles (32 km).

Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Alston
3.6
of 5, from 5 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this country house is within 25 miles (40 km) of Saint Nicholas, Housesteads Roman Fort and High Force. Low Force and Bowlees Visitor Centre are also within 25 miles (40 km).

£58
Eastview Bed and Breakfast

Eastview Bed and Breakfast

Garrigill, Alston
5.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this bed & breakfast is within 20 miles (32 km) of High Force, Low Force and Bowlees Visitor Centre. Saint Nicholas and Lacy's Caves are also within 25 miles (40 km).

Nent Hall Country House

Nent Hall Country House

Nenthall Farm, Alston,, CUMBRIA
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this country house is within 20 miles (32 km) of Saint Nicholas, High Force and Low Force. Housesteads Roman Fort and Bowlees Visitor Centre are also within 25 miles (40 km).

Sunrise

Sunrise

Valley View, Alston
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this cottage is within 25 miles (40 km) of Saint Nicholas, High Force and Old Gaol. Hexham Abbey and Low Force are also within 25 miles (40 km).

£54
The Miners Arms

The Miners Arms

Nenthead, Alston
5.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alston, this inn is within 20 miles (32 km) of High Force, Low Force and Bowlees Visitor Centre. Saint Nicholas and Hexham Abbey are also within 25 miles (40 km).

The George Hotel

The George Hotel

Devonshire St, Penrith
4.4
of 5, from 31 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Penrith, this hotel is steps away from St Andrew's Church and Penrith & Eden Museum. Penrith Castle and Mayburgh Henge are also within 2 miles (3 km).

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