Alston in Cumbria is an appealing place to stay for a cottage holiday in the North Pennines AONB. Set high up, overlooking hills and surrounded by fields and farmlands, Alston affords stunning views over the surrounding landscape.
About Self-Catering Holidays in Alston
Said to be the England’s highest market town, Alston offers a selection of interesting independent shops, cafes and country inns. Also close by is the South Tynedale Railway where you can enjoy a ride on a steam train or heritage train through the beautiful landscape.
Keen walkers should enjoy a self-catering break in Alston with the unspoilt scenery of the North Pennines AONB and its many footpaths found all around. The Pennine Way criss-crosses across the AONB.
More good walks and opportunities to enjoy a variety of outdoor pursuits on holiday can be found in the Lake District National Park, around 20 miles from Alston. For boat trips head to Ullswater around 28 miles away.
For a truly relaxing cottage break look out for holiday homes with hot tubs where you can de-stress and relax aching muscles after days out walking in the hills. Also popular are rural retreats and barn conversions where you can hide away in the countryside. Whatever type of holiday home you opt to rent in Alston or nearby, we hope you find perfect accommodation or you on Country Cottages Online or nearby.
Book a Alston cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Cumbria on holiday.