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Alston Hostel

Small modern hostel overlooking the South Tyne Valley. On the Pennine Way and Sea-to-Sea cycle route. Try walking or pony trekking on the old drovers' roads, climb Cross Fell (the highest point of the Pennines 2930ft) or ride the South Tynedale Railway - England's highest narrow gauge line.


Lounge, self-catering kitchen, dining room, showers, drying room and cycle store.

Beds 30
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking Yes
High Chairs Yes
Cots No
Parking Yes


The Firs, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW
01434 381509
Tourist Information: 01434 381696

Getting There

At the south end of Alston turn onto The Firs and then first right at top of bank.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 86/717461


Wright Bros. 681 from BR Haltwhistle, 888 from BR Penrith (Tel: 01434 381200).


Haltwhistle 15m; Penrith 19m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Ninebanks 8m, Langdon Beck 15m, Greenhead 15m (17m by Pennine Way)

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