Visit Alston, Nenthead & Garrigill
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.
|Mon 27 Jul - Mon 31 Aug||How to be a Roman Soldier at Birdoswald Roman Fort|
|Sat 8 Aug||Hadrian’s Wall Trek (Alzheimer’s Society) at Lanercost Priory|
|Thu 3 - Sun 6 Sep||Hadrians Wall Live! - The Big Roman Soldier Event at Birdoswald Roman Fort|
|Sat 3 - Sun 4 Oct||Eden Valley Horse Trials at Nord Vue Farm|