What to do

Alston has many local attractions. Use the interactive map to explore the area, thanks to our friends at Visit Eden.

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As one of the last wildernesses in England, walking is one of the greatest pleasures to be found in the Alston Moor area. Home to several of the "Nuttalls" (peaks over 2000 feet), part of the Pennine Way national trail, and central to 2 waymarked footpaths (Isaac's Tea Trail and the South Tyne Trail), there is plenty to challenge the serious walker. But this is not all there is to offer here.

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Skiing in the North Penninnes is becoming more and more popular and Alston Moor makes an ideal base for skiers and snowboarders with Yadmoss, Allenheads & Weardale ski slopes all within 15-30 minutes drive. As the clubs are run by volunteers, please check their websites for information on opening times and membership before making a journey.

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Alston Moor is an ideal base for golfers. As well as having our own 10 hole course, situated 2 miles from Alston town centre, it also has six clubs within half an hour's drive, making it perfect for golfers wanting to try a variety of courses.

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