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Alston

Lying within the North Pennines, Alston is the highest market town in England; steeped in history, the cobbled streets and stone buildings dating back to the 17th century give this town a charming ambiance.

The town has a steeply rising cobbled high street and a very distinctive market cross. St Augustine’s Church was built in 1869, with a record of the foundations dating back to the 12th century. For a small town, Alston has a good selection of shops including many small gift shops, and a thriving arts and crafts community. There is a butcher’s shop, bakery, and larger convenience stores, along with an ample choice of inns, eateries and tea rooms.

Evidence of Alston’s rich lead mining past can be found in the surrounding landscape. Alston Moor is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a good number of nature trails that would suit a relaxing ramble or short walk for all the family to challenging 20 mile walks, such as the South Tyne Trail.

The Pennine Way, the UK''s first National Trail also passes through. Several waterfalls descend from the South Tyne and Nent rivers on Alston Moor, the highest of which being Ashgill Force with a 50ft drop into the sparkling pools beneath. The South Tyneside Railway is England’s highest narrow gauge railway. Running from April to October, it offers a picturesque journey through the surrounding countryside.

Alston is perfect for experiencing a slower pace of life, where beauty is admired at every angle and enjoyed all year round. Search for Alston Holiday Cottages and enjoy the clean fresh air, tranquillity and heritage right from your doorstep.
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31 cottages are available
  • Nenthall, near Alston
    Nenthall, near Alston×

    The Field Barn

    Nenthall, near Alston

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    Ref: 26710
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    High in the North Pennines on Alston Moor, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Field Barn has been converted...

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  • Alston
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    Ref: 28646
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    These three, 18th century barn conversions, (refs 80043, 28645, 28646) are located just 1 mile from the market town...

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  • near Lazonby
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    Woodstore Cottage

    near Lazonby

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    Ref: CC132148
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile
    Woodstore Cottage enjoys a delightful courtyard setting in the grounds of Lazonby Hall, a magnificent country house in...
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  • Leadgate, near Alston
    Leadgate, near Alston×

    The Old Dairy

    Leadgate, near Alston

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    Ref: W44255
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    The Old Dairy is a detached barn conversion which has been tastefully converted, and nestles on the border of Cumbria...

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  • Tindale Fell, Brampton
    Tindale Fell, Brampton×

    Old Chapel Cottage

    Tindale Fell, Brampton

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    Ref: NC63
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    Set in a small hamlet in an AONB on the Cumbrian/ Northumbrian borders, this charming, comfortable holiday cottage is...

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  • Kirkoswald
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    The Old Manse

    Kirkoswald

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    Ref: 17788
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This charming barn conversion is delightfully situated in a secluded valley adjoining the owners home. It enjoys...

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  • Low Nest, near Alston
    Low Nest, near Alston×

    Low Nest Barn

    Low Nest, near Alston

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    Ref: W44256
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    Low Nest Barn is adjacent to the owner’s home and has been tastefully converted to a good standard,...

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  • Alston
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    Ref: W43860
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile

    This four-storey apartment is set just off the main cobblestone street in the heart of Alston, England’s...

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  • Alston
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    Ref: 26474
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This attractive detached barn conversion stands in a rural location adjacent to the owner’s home on the outskirts...

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  • Nenthead, near Alston
    Nenthead, near Alston×

    Wellhopegill Cottage

    Nenthead, near Alston

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    Ref: W41169
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Excellent views with pub and shop within walking distance

    This rural, 17th century, semi-detached stone cottage...

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  • Alston
    Alston×
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    Ref: UKC425
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    The Coachman’s Cottage is a quaint, stone, semi-detached self-catering cottage dating back to the 1700s, with...

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  • Alston
    Alston×
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    Ref: 80043
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    These three, 18th century barn conversions, (refs 80043, 28645, 28646) are located just 1 mile from the market town...

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