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Take an impromptu ski break this weekend!

March 9, 2018
Snow on Cross Fell yesterday

After the drama of the snow last week, why not come and enjoy what’s left of it? The roads are cleared now but Cross Fell is still covered in snow, and #YadMoss #ski tow is planning to be open this weekend – today, tomorrow and Sunday. Day tickets are likely to be available, but contact them…

Half-term Fun for Kids and Grown-ups too!

February 6, 2018
Alston snow

Today it was snowing gently all morning, creating a lovely Winter Wonderland again. Whether you fancy building a snowman and sledging with the kids during the half term break, or a chance to ski without going abroad, with snow forecast over the next two weeks, although we can never guarantee the weather, the North Pennines is…

Festive Breaks

December 14, 2017

If you’re still wondering about a Christmas getaway, we still have availability for Christmas in Naworth… children and pets welcome!  See our special offers for details and prices.

Late Autumn breaks

November 9, 2017
Late-autumn-colours

We’ve had some wonderful sunny spells over the last few days, bringing out the colours in the autumn leaves.  Whether you fancy striding across the moors or a gentle riverside ramble, why not get out into the North Pennines and enjoy the last of the autumn colours before winter sets in. Book a last minute…

Autumn Escapes

October 19, 2017

Escape to the hills and enjoy crisp autumn walks with the added bonus of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival   – You’ll find lots of events across the North Pennines AONB, some of them right here in Alston, running between Saturday 21 and Sunday 29 October. We still have some availability during half term –…

Last Minute Summer Escape

August 16, 2017

We still have availability in Naworth for the last two weeks of the summer holidays – short breaks available. See our special offers. Come and see the heather in the hills – a great time to visit!

Long Summer Days

June 10, 2017

Now the electon is over, with midsummer’s day approaching, whether it’s a leisurely ramble along our lovely river valleys with hedgerows and hay meadows full of colourful wild flowers, or a hike over the hills to the wild cry of the curlew wheeling overhead, you’ll have plenty of time before it get’s dark in the…

Happy Easter with Black Grouse!

April 15, 2017

Wishing you all a Happy Easter This Easter image was produced by a guest who stayed in April three years ago. A talented artist, she produced this watercolour having enjoyed a very special experience watching rare Black Grouse lekking near Langdon Beck in Upper Teesdale.  Lekking is when groups of males gather at traditional sites early…

Easter Breaks in the Pennines

April 6, 2017

It’s still lambing time here in the North Pennines and a great time to visit. Get close to nature on country walks and see new born lambs gambolling in the fields ~ a great way to de-stress over Easter. We still have availability in Sowerberry and Millstream, with special offer prices on short breaks as well as full…

Spring song-birds and other visitors

March 29, 2017

Now is a great time to stay in our cottages and enjoy the beauty of our wild birds. You can wake up to birdsong and listen to our lovely blackbirds and thrushes who sing throughout the day at this time of year ….. watch the variety of small birds that often come to visit us…