Alston

Alston

As the highest market town in England, Alston offers beautiful cobbled streets and hidden courtyards. The town also offers interesting local shops and quaint areas of exploration.

The town offers a huge amount of local history, and evidence of it's mining past are scattered throughout the town. Lead-mining villages of Nenthead and Garrigill are hidden in the valleys above, along with the Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre.

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