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The North Pennines AONB has excellent information centres where you can find people with a wealth of local knowledge and information to offer both visitors and local people.  

Information centres are great places to find out more about the North Pennines. Knowledgeable and friendly staff are on hand providing a wide range of services. You will find lots of information on places to visit and local events, as well as where to stay and public transport options.

Select an information centre from the list below to find out more.

Alston Local Links

Appleby Tourist Information Centre

Barnard Castle Visitor Information Point

Bishop Auckland Town Hall

Bowlees Visitor Centre Visitor Information Point

Brampton Visitor Centre

Corbridge Tourist Information Centre

Durham Visitor Contact Centre

Haltwhistle Tourist Information Centre

Hexham Tourist Information Centre

Killhope Visitor Information Point

Middleton-in-Teesdale Tourist Information Centre

Penrith Tourist Information Centre

Stanhope Visitor Information Point

Upper Eden Visitor Centre

Upper Weardale Visitor Information Point

Alston Local Links

Town Hall, Front Street, Alston, Cumbria  CA9 3RF

T: 01434 382244

E: alstonlocallinks@eden.gov.uk

W: Alston Local Links

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Appleby Tourist Information Centre

The Moot Hall, Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6XE

T: 017683 51177

E: tic@applebytown.org.uk

W: Appleby Tourist Information Centre

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Bishop Auckland Town Hall Visitor Information Point

Bishop Auckland Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP

T: 03000 262626

W: Bishop Auckland Town Hall Visitor Information Point

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Barnard Castle Visitor Information Point

The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 8LY

T: 03000 262626

W: Barnard Castle Visitor Information Point

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Bowlees Visitor Centre Visitor Information Point

Bowlees Visitor Centre, Bowlees, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 0XE

T: 03000 262626

W: Bowlees Visitor Centre Visitor Information Point

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Brampton Visitor Centre

The Moot Hall, Market Place, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 1RW

T: 016977 3433

E: Bramptontic@gmail.co.uk

W: Brampton Visitor Centre

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Corbridge Tourist Information Centre

Hill Street, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5AA

T: 01434 632815

W: Corbridge Tourist Information Centre

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Durham Visitor Contact Centre

T: 03000 262626

E: visitor@thisisdurham.com

Tx: 'visit' and your enquiry to 80011

Skype: ThisisDurham

W: Durham Visitor Contact Centre

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Haltwhistle Tourist Information Centre

Mechanics Institute, Westgate, Haltwhistle, Northumberland NE49 0AX

T: 01434 321863

W: Information Centre Haltwhistle

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Hexham Tourist Information Centre

Wentworth Car Park, Wentworth Place, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1QE

Tel: 01670 620450

W: Hexham Information Centre

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Killhope Visitor Information Point

Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Near Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Co. Durham DL13 1AR

T: 03000 262626

W: Killhope Visitor Information Point

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Middleton-in-Teesdale Tourist Information Centre

10 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Co Durham DL12 0QG

T: 01833 641001

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Penrith Tourist Information Centre

Middlegate, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7PT

T: 01768 867466

E: pen.tic@eden.gov.uk

W: Penrith Tourist Information Centre

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Stanhope Visitor Information Point

Durham Dales Centre, Castle Gardens, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, DL13 2FJ

T: 03000 262626

W: Stanhope Visitor Information Point

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Upper Eden Visitor Centre

Market Square, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria. CA17 4QN

T: 017683 71199

E: visit@uecp.org.uk

W: Upper Eden Visitor Centre

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Upper Weardale Visitor Information Point

Chatterbox Café, 11 Market Place, St. John's Chapel, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 1QF

T: 03000 262626

W: Upper Weardale Visitor Information Point

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Durham Dales Centre in Stanhope, Weardale
Cyclists meeting outside Kirkby Stephen Tourist Information Centre
The outside of Corbridge Tourist Information Centre