Visit Alston, Nenthead & Garrigill

  • Alston town
  • Alston River

a little 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.

more information:


Natural Environment

Art and Culture

places to visit

The Village Bakery

Penrith 01768 881811

Hartside Nursery Garden

Alston 01434 381372 /381428

South Tynedale Railway

Alston 01434 381696

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