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Alston has a fabulous array of independent shopping establishments. The only ‘high street’ names are the Co-
This long established family run store selling outdoor clothing and equipment from well-
Mad Hatters Hardware 2 Front Street, Alston CA9 3HU
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 Place, Alston CA9 3HS
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.
Alston Pharmacy Front Street, Alston CA9 3QP
At Alston Pharmacy we dispense prescriptions, sell over-
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The Cane Workshop Market Place, Alston CA9 3HS
Specialists in the re-
Alston Post Office Front Street, Alston CA9 3HP
Post Office counter services, plus a range of greetings cards, confectionery and stationery items.
Pennine Ways Market House, Alston CA9 3HS
Established in 1991 specialising in Sales, Lettings & Holiday Cottages. Pennine Ways is run across our two offices, Alston & 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 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 -
Post Office and village shop, Garrigill
TLC Hair Design
Moredun Garage, Alston
Mellow Yellow Front Street, Alston CA9 3SE
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.
Helen Johnson Artist
Helen Johnson is a painter and print maker, with work available on her website and through Market Cross Gifts (see listing below). 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.
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. Available at Alston Wholefoods, or via our website.
Alston Emporium Front Street, Alston CA9 3HR
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 Front Street, Alston CA9 3QH
Community new and second-
Nenthead Community Shop and Post Office Vicarage Terrace, Nenthead CA9 3PL
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 Epiacum Roman Fort, Kirkhaugh, Alston CA9 3BG
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-
Live Well Beauty Salon Front St, Alston CA9 3QH
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 Nenthead CA9 3PF
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
Swans Head Townhead, Alston CA9 3SL
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.
Gallery 1611 Market Place, Alston CA9 3HS
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.
Please see our information guide to Alston which shows what measures our retail and refreshment businesses have taken to keep you safe:
Busy Bee Cleaning & Laundry Market Place, Alston
Friendly, reliable and trustworthy laundry room. Please contact us via our Facebook page for opening times and services.
JH Henderson & Sons Ltd. The Garage, Alston CA9 3HY
Est 1905, family run businesss. Garage services, MoT testing station. Calor gas supplier. Sand/cement/gravel, compost. Licenced taxi service.
Tel: 01434 381204
All Things Ecommerce Ltd. West View, Front Street, Alston CA9 3SF
All Things Ecommerce operates several online businesses and consults on internet marketing and online selling. The Tagmakers division does engraving of tags, plaques, and small signs, and will engrave on suitable items of jewellery if requested.
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