Ghyll Burn Cottage and Barn End. Self catering properties in the North Pennines.
Alston nestles high in the North Pennines, with a steep Main Street, Market Cross and started in 2021 work will continue over the next few years to replace the cobbles for which Alston is famous.
A good selection of shops will meet all day to day needs. Post Office, well stocked Co-op, Wholefood Shop, Bakery, two garages serving fuel and a Butcher and delicatessen situated within the Spar shop. Add to this gift and craft shops, pubs, hotels, cafes, a book shop, hardware shop and a couple of ‘Takeaways’.
- The Alston Tourist Information Centre is situated in the Old Town Hall at the foot of the Main Street.
- A Veterinary practice is situated at the top of the town and the GP practice next to the cottage hospital.
- The Pennine Way footpath passes through Alston as does the C2C cycle route.