Visit Alston, Nenthead & Garrigill

  • Alston
  • Alston Train Station
  • St Augustine’s Church
  • Alston Shops
  • St John's Church

about alston, nenthead & garrigill:


 • Alston is the highest market town in England and sits at the junction of several trans-Pennine routes.

• Surrounding the town is Alston Moor, a beautiful and diverse area known for its rare alpine flora and moorland birds.

•Nearby are the lead-mining villages of Nenthead and Garrigill, while Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre. 

• Today, the combination of many different attributes have defined the North Pennines AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

• The Pennine Way, South Tynedale Trail and Isaac's Tea Trail all pass through the town.


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