The Cane Workshop
Specialists in the re-
Alston House Hotel
Overlooking the South Tyne River and the fells, this relaxed hotel in a stone-
With stunning views across the Tyne Valley, the Cumberland is a fine example of an English Inn. 5 en-
Harbut Law Cottages and B&B
Sat on the Pennine Way, approximately 1 mile from Alston. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, are our four, dog friendly, well equipped self-
This long established family run store selling outdoor clothing and equipment from well-
Isaac's Byre is a high standard, barn conversion with outstanding panoramic views of the South Tyne valley. It’s set in a hamlet overlooking Garrigill village; sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. The open plan living/kitchen and ground floor bedroom make it ideal for people with mobility problems, families, groups of friends. Free wifi. 2 dogs welcome.
Less Paper Solutions
With over 35 years’ experience of assisting organisations with paper driven processes we offer businesses throughout the country a highly confidential and secure Document Scanning and Document Management Software solution. For further details on our services please contact Jim McCarry on 01434 381230 or 07890 345901 or email to email@example.com
Lowbyer Manor Country House
Lowbyer Manor, a Grade II listed Georgian Country House, has twelve comfortable ensuite bedrooms set in an ideal location for exploring the beautiful, quiet countryside of the North Pennines with fishing, golfing, cycling, walking, shooting and skiing being popular pursuits with our guests. Fully licenced and offering good homecooked food.
Mad Hatters Hardware
Hardware, Key Cutting, Gifts, Electrical, Plumbing, DIY Tools, Gardening, Fireside, Small Household Appliances. For Hire The RUG DOCTOR Carpet cleaner. Delivery service available on Alston Moor. Free delivery for orders over £15.
Tel: 01434 382991
Market Cross Gifts
Market Cross Alston is a hidden gem offering gifts and home furnishings from around the world. With over 35 years of retail experience we take pride in sourcing products that are unusual, unique and not normally found in large high street stores.
At the top of Front Street, well worth the climb! Clothing and lifestyle emporium. Much bigger than it appears from the outside. Browsers welcome. We take card payments, no minimum spend.
South Tynedale Railway
Come and join us at our double award winning railway and enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful South Tyne valley on one of our trains hauled by vintage steam, diesel or battery electric locos all with their own fascinating history. Walk along the South Tyne Trail and take in the glorious views, visit the Discovery Museum and our engineering workshop viewing gallery and find out all about England’s highest narrow-
Sunrise Cottage sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms, has a large enclosed garden, a log-
Ryder House B&B
A friendly 3 room B&B situated in the heart of Alston’s Conservation Area. All rooms are on the 2nd floor, and are en-
Totalpost Mailing Ltd
Totalpost manufacture and distribute mailroom equipment for managing incoming and outgoing mail, and from their Alston factory (and Head Office) manufacture ink cartridges for franking machine and other consumables for the industry and supply these worldwide to some 42 counties over the years. Received a Queens Award for International Trade in 2013.
The Turks Head
The Turks Head is an attractive 17th century "olde worlde" pub situated in the centre of the small market town of Alston. The atmosphere is relaxed, and with friendly staff always on hand to help, this makes it the perfect place for old and new customers wishing to join us for a drink. Dogs are welcome.
Tony Nelson Flooring
Floor layer for shops, schools, offices, care homes and domestic work undertaken. Contact Tony Nelson or John Lennox
Tel: 07833 430135
Haggs Bank Bunkhouse
Whether on your own to explore the natural wilderness, or a group of friends together to have some fun Haggs Bank can help you create some great memories. Set in a stunning area it offers travellers a friendly welcome within a warm, renovated building with a touring site with electric hook-
Urban Horse -
Putting Barefoot and Bitless Natural Horse Care into practice for the well being of all horses and ponies. We specialise in providing a complete natural product range for the Barefoot and Bitless Horse and Rider. Including a complete range of horse hoof boots, bitless bridles, natural horsemanship equipment and horse therapy products.
01434 422700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
At Alston Pharmacy we dispense prescriptions, sell over-
Creating personalised websites for individuals, businesses and organisations.Whatever design you want we can “weave” it for you. All our sites have an easy to use admin section so that you can change or upgrade your site whenever you want. Professional or personal, contact us for a quote.& a demonstration email@example.com
The Victoria Inn is a traditional town centre hostelry, serving a range of draft beer, lager and cider. Pool table, dart board and wifi available. 8 B&B rooms upstairs, which can be booked via booking.com.
Alston Art Apartments
Three 4 star gold, ‘apartment style’ cottages situated in a secluded, historic corner of Alston, All stylishly furnished to a very high standard, skilfully blending contemporary and traditional designs, two cottages with balconies. Ideally situated, only 2 minutes’ walk from local shops and pubs and 5 minutes’ walk to beautiful open countryside.
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Low Nest Barn
4 star self-
Epiacum Roman Fort (Whitley Castle)
Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CaFS) -
The Alston Moor Greenprint is a three-
For more information please visit the website:
Pennine Ways Estate & Letting Agent
Pennine Ways Is a local estate agents. Established in 1991 specialising in sales, lettings and holiday cottages. Pennine Ways is run across our two offices, Alston and Haltwhistle. Why not call in for a friendly chat or give us a call now on 01434 381808.
We Live Here, We Work Here, We Know Here.
Alston Moor Community Energy Ltd
AMCE is a community energy organisation established in 2015 as a Community Benefit Society to develop and deliver renewable energy, energy efficiency, and electricity supply offers to the local community. AMCE are in the process of developing renewable energy proposals which will be offered as propositions for investment by the wider public.
Alston Wholefoods Front Street, Alston CA9 3QH
An ethical grocer and delicatessen run by a workers’ cooperative, since 1998. We offer an unrivalled choice of local, regional and classic cheeses. Plus a wide range of foods -
Helen Johnson Artist
Helen Johnson is a painter and print maker, with work available on her website and through the Market Cross Gifts shop in Alston. Prints available in various sizes from A5 to A1.
Each print can be individually signed and dated by the artist and a personalised message can be added upon request.
Colin provides house and business maintenance locally. He’s a handyman who turns his hand to most things, including plumbing, carpentry, decorating, gardening etc. Punctual, reliable and professional. All jobs considered, no job too small.
Tel: 07950 884462
Nenthead Arts & Visitor Centre Nenthead CA9 3PF
Nenthead Arts and Visitor Centre is a converted Methodist Chapel (built 1873, renovated and conserved 2017-
Cybermoor Services Ltd.
Cybermoor was set up in January 2003 as the UK’s first community broadband co-
Rowan Studios Ltd.
I work with small businesses to help them streamline and grow using the amazing digital tools now available at very reasonable costs. Specialist in e-
Gillie Cawthorne Fine Art
Gillie is a pastel and watercolour artist based in Garrigill. She has exhibited from Alston to New York and is well known for her portraiture and commissioned works of esteemed academics, listed buildings, much loved horses and even prize-
Alston Youth Hostel
Hostel situated directly on the Pennine Way which sleeps up to 30 people. Private rooms or shared single sex dormitories. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, outdoor or family groups and can be hired on an exclusive hire basis. Self-
Our Honey Mustard has been made in Alston since 1983, a taste
of the county. We have a range of flavours , most popular is the Original, and using raspberries, make our own raspberry vinegar that goes into vinaigrettes, mustard, red onion marmalade and our Mostarda. Sold by independent delis, food stores and mail order.
The Top Cafe
Cafe offering a variety of food and drinks. Everyone welcome, including cyclists, walkers and bikers. We also offer take away and delivery.
We offer a double room in the chapel with a private luxury spa bathroom which includes a hot tub and a sauna. We also let a ground floor, self contained unit which sleeps up to 4 people with private entrance, kitchen and bathroom. You can view the airbnb listing for the self contained unit here. To make a direct booking, or enquire about the chapel room, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A quaint, stone, semi-
Mark Close Farmhouse
A dog friendly traditional farmhouse which sleeps up to 20 people located within the North Pennines AONB. A fantastic base for large groups wishing to visit Northumberland, Cumbria and the Lakes. Additional 1 bedroom milking parlour (sleeps 2) also available.
Alston Ices have been in business since 1997 selling award winning ice cream to Alston Moor and the surrounding areas. We are available to hire for galas, fetes, weddings, and birthday parties just give us a message on our Facebook page Alston Ices or alternatively email email@example.com.
Greenends Holiday Cottages
3 individually styled cottages set in beautiful rural location on the Isaacs Tea Trail. A short walk from the historic village of Nenthead and its amenities. Cottages are beautifully appointed with everything you needs including Wi-
Bonds Precision Castings
A precision steel foundry producing complex alloy steel castings up to 75kg. Production is by the ceramic Shaw Process which was developed in Alston in 1946. Specialising in the manufacture of cast steel Impellers and Diffusers for the pumping industry also producing castings for Oil and Gas, Power Generation, Filtration, Golf Clubs. ISO9001 and Norsok approved.
Hudgill Farm Barn Cottages
We have two, dog friendly cottages available: Wellhope View sleeps four people and Middlefell View six. They have an interconnecting door allowing for parties of up to ten people. We overlook the beautiful Nent Valley with its varied wildlife and many country footpaths which literally start at the cottage doors.
Sweet shop selling handmade fudge (made by the owner), sweets, Jersey ice cream, and handcraft chocolate. Cards and local crafts too.
Once Upon a Time Bookshop
Community new and second-
Nenthead Community Shop and Post Office Ltd
Retail Community shop & Post Office, supplying all essentials from fresh bread, milk, and a full range of products to the local community and visitors alike.
The Nook Farm Shop & Cafe
We opened in November 2019, next to Epiacum Roman Fort, a couple of miles outside Alston on the A689. We serve and promote local produce, including farm-
Water Treatment Company which looks after Legionella control, looking after systems to prevent corrosion, scale and bio-
Fell View B&B
Recently renovated stone house with 2 double en-
Live Well Beauty Salon
Established in November 2019, Live Well Beauty Salon has been designed to be a little haven where you can come to escape reality and relax. We provide a wide range of treatments suited to both men and women; from waxing, nails, Aromatherapy massage and much more. We also retail Gift Vouchers and miscellaneous beauty products.
North Pennine Cycles
Cycle spares and repairs on the C2C route. With a fully equipped workshop and retail area with a good range of accessories (inc. gel saddle covers!), clothing, maps, guides, and essential cyclists’ drinks and nutrition. Shop stock has been very much driven by the demands of C2C riders. Tel: 01434 381324 or 07919 516113
High Field B&B
We are a small and friendly Bed and Breakfast establishment overlooking the lovely South Tyne Valley, close to the Pennine Way and C2C Cycle Route, and a short walk from local amenities. Tea and homemade cakes on arrival.
Cafe serving beverages and light snacks. A selection of antique and vintage items including clothing. We have a range of crafts and cards made by local people, including rugs, wood turned items, jewellery and bags.
Alston Post Office Front Street, Alston CA9 3HP
Post Office counter services, plus a range of greetings cards, confectionery and stationery items.
Gallery 1611 is the Studio and Showcase for the ceramics of Syl Macro. Syl specialises in wall pieces and vessels made in an unusual technique of Coloured Clay Assemblage. This method of working has been developed to invoke the dramatic landscapes of the North Pennines. Also in the gallery is a range of wheel thrown pottery including mugs, jugs, bowls and plates.
The High Plaice
Welcome to the highest fish and chip shop in England! We are situated in the centre of Alston, over the road from the Market Cross.
Based in Slaggyford, covering The North Pennines and beyond. Call Colin on 07724 947355.
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