Alston is well served by roads approaching from five different directions, as can be seen from the map above. There’s plenty of unrestricted parking in, and on the edge of, Alston town centre.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
There are limited bus services to Alston, some of which are seasonal. Check online for current timetables. Visit www.legacy.cumberland.gov.uk/buses/681 and follow the travel links. Nearest rail stations are:
Penrith North Lakes (West Coast mainline)
Langwathby (Carlisle to Settle line)
Haltwhistle (Carlisle to Newcastle line)
Alston Tourist Information Centre is located in the Town Hall, at the bottom of Front Street.