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Last minute summer breaks

August 17, 2019

Between the rain and showers, we’ve had some lovely sunshine.  Here are a few images of recent strolls around Alston taking in some of the back lanes. And this coming week the weather is forecast to be mostly dry, breezy and bright, with just the occasional shower and on the cool side for the time…

Tenth Anniversary Easter

April 20, 2019
Easter 2019

Happy Easter to all our friends and customers past, present and future ~ This photo was taken from the churchyard today ~ such a peaceful place, and at this time of year the resident songthrush sings from high up in the trees all day long. It’s hard to believe that it’s already ten years since…

Fathers’ Day Treats

June 13, 2018
South Tynedale Railway (credit Dave Hewitt)

WONDERING WHAT TO DO FOR A FATHERS’ DAY TREAT? There’s still time to book a last minute short break for Father’s Day – See our special offers – and for something different treat him to an underground tour at Nenthead Mines or a trip on our heritage railway along the beautiful South Tyne valley.

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…

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