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Alston Vacation Packages

20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Cumbria, is Alston, a great place to delve a little deeper into this fabulous region. This popular destination is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Newcastle International Airport.

Many of Cumbria’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Alston, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Long Meg and Her Daughters and the Roman Army Museum are amongst the popular places to visit. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit Thirlwall Castle and Vindolanda.

There are plenty of unique cultural attractions in and around Alston. Explore, admire and become intrigued in the variety of museums such as the Killhope Lead Mining Museum in Bishop Auckland.

To surround yourself with nature, plan a trip to some of the nearby green spaces. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. If you are looking for somewhere to recharge your batteries, paddle about in a boat or enjoy the gentle lapping of water head to Crag Lough in Hexham.

Spots such as Rheged in Penrith, Appleby Castle in Appleby-in-Westmorland and Hexham Abbey in Hexham are well worth visiting during your time in the Alston area,. Brush up on Cumbria’s history by visiting the Housesteads Roman Fort in Hexham, the Lowther Castle and Gardens in Penrith and the Great Chesters Fort.

To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit the Hexham Market Place in Hexham.

Sports fanatics vacationing in Alston should get tickets for nearby Brunton Park, Carlisle to see the Carlisle United FC playing visiting rivals. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of blue and white, as local soccer lovers gather to get behind their home-grown heroes.

When you’re ready to relax after enjoying the many charms of Alston, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the De Vere Hotel Slaley Hall, Hexham, the North Lakes Hotel And Spa, Penrith, and the George Hotel, Penrith.


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Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Cumbria, Alston
3.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

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

£58
Eastview Bed and Breakfast

Eastview Bed and Breakfast

Garrigill, Alston
3.0 out of 5.0

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

£75
Lowbyer Manor Country House

Lowbyer Manor Country House

Hexham Road, Alston
3.7
of 5, from 3 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

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

£54
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Alston
3.7
of 5, from 3 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

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

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Valley View, Alston
3.5 out of 5.0

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

£67
The Miners Arms

The Miners Arms

Nenthead, Alston
3.0 out of 5.0

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

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