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- 1 guest reviews
"Stopped here overnight to break up a journey between Scotland and Kent. I had previously discovered Alston whilst walking the Pennine Way an..."
About the hotel
The Cumberland Inn is a splendid family-run nineteenth century hotel overlooking the South Tyne River in the picturesque market town of Alston, Cumbria. The five bedroom inn is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Situated on the A686 in the heart of the North Pennines and 18 miles from the M6 and the Lake District, it is a welcome stopping off point on the C2C cycle route and Pennine Way.
It is a hospitable base from which to view the local shops, galleries and inns around the cobbled front street, the South Tynedale Railway, or nine hole golf course. The Cumberland Inn offers a public bar with traditional cask ales, a restaurant, residents’ lounge, meeting room, beer garden and bar meals. There is secured housing for cycles and dogs, drying rooms and an ample adjacent carpark. The Cumberland Inn provides ideal bed and breakfast accommodation for weekend breaks or longer holidays in Cumbria and the Lake District.
- Restaurant , Bar
- Iron And Board In Each Room
- Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
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- From 14:00 hours
- Until 10:00 hours
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- Pets are not allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
Good Small Country Town Pub
Stopped here overnight to break up a journey between Scotland and Kent.
I had previously discovered Alston whilst walking the Pennine Way and the town does have a lot of interest with its narrow cobbled main street and narrow gauge railway but also does to be honest seem a little run down. However once inside I experienced a very warm welcome from arrival to departure. Food is high quality bar type food at a very reasonable prices. The bar was comfortably full with both residents and locals on a Friday evening. The most comfy bed and duvet I experienced in a week away from home. Definitely my sort of place (they even have real marmite jars on each table during breakfast!) and I will certainly be staying again. ps the B road from Alston to Middleton in Teesdale through upper Teesdale is a scenic delight and one of the norths best kept secrets