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.
|Sat 2 - Sun 3 Apr||Eden Valley Horse Trials (1&2) at Armathwaite|
|Sun 19 - Sun 26 Jun||Lanercost Festival 2016 at Lanercost Priory|
|Thu 7 Jul||Canterbury Tales Open Air Theatre at Talkin Tarn Country Park|
|Thu 21 - Sun 24 Jul||Music on the Marr at Castle Carrock|