Alston attractions

Alston attractions

AlstonAlston lies in Cumbria, a county formed from the old counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, and part of North Lancashire, and now England's second largest county in size. Here you will find the beautiful Lake District National Park with spectacular mountain scenery, forest trails and lakeside paths around the 16 major lakes. The almost alpine landscape of England's highest mountains are a draw for the millions of visitors who pour into the park each year, where for 200 years, it has been the inspiration for artists, poets and writers who have made their home here.

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Attractions Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Upper Weardale Tel: 01388 537505 - Winner of the 'North East England Tourism Award 2005 - Most Welcoming Experience' and 'The Guardian' Family Friendly Museum Award 2004. Killhope explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families with Park Level Mine underground experience, Northern England’s largest working water wheel and ‘hands-on’ activities. Visitor Centre with shop, café and World’s largest Spar Box exhibition. Woodland Walk. Under 7s play area. Workshops/activities.

 Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum

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Attractions The South Tynedale Railway is a heritage railway in Cumbria and England's highest narrow gauge railway. The route runs from Alston to Kirkhaugh, Northumberland, via the South Tyne Viaduct, the Gilderdale Viaduct and the Whitley Viaduct. The current line is two and a quarter miles in length.

South Tynedale Railway

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AttractionsBrougham Castle, Penrith Tel: 01768 862488 - The ruins of this 13th century fortress stand on the banks of the River Eamont, a mile and a half south of Penrith. The castle was restored by Lady Anne Clifford in the 17th century and overlaps the site of a Roman fort.

Brougham Castle, Penrith

Dalemain House & Gardens

Attractions Dalemain House & Gardens, Penrith CA11 0HB. Tel 01768 486450. On the A592 between the A66 and Ullswater. A Georgian facade grafted onto a largely Elizabethan house with grand public rooms and ample grounds.

Dalemain House & Gardens

Attractions Hutton-in-the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria Tel: 01768 484449 - Home to Lord and Lady Inglewood, it was originally a medieval stronghold and the Pele Tower still survives. Inside and outside the house show a wide range of architectural and decorative styles from the 17th century to the present day.

Hutton-in-the Forest

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Other Attractions - Northumberland Attractions Durham Attractions Yorkshire attractions Lancashire Attractions Borders Attractions Dumfries Attractions. Also see Alston Alston travel. Also Brough hotels, & Penrith hotels.

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