Walking

Alston Geotrail

Alston Geotrail – coming soon!

This Geotrail will be available soon.

This short 1.5km (1 mile) trail leads you through the streets of this beautiful Cumbrian town pointing out several sites of geological and historical interest. The trail sticks to the roads and pavements within Alston and encourages you to take a close look at what surrounds you, from the paving beneath your feet to large buildings and surrounding hills.

This trail uses pavements and roads within Alston. Alston has public toilets, tourist information and numerous shops, cafes and pubs.

Start location: Alston Car Park, Chapel Terrace, Alston CA9 3SW (NY 721 462)
Terrain: Mostly on pavements with some steps, slopes and uneven surfaces.
There is public transport available.

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Use the link below to view the visit and explore map, and discover walks, trails, activities and more across the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark.

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