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Alston in the North Pennines is surrounded by a unique landscape of moorland, hills and rivers and Walkers are Welcome logo can claim to be one of England's highest market towns. The town is also a 'Walkers are Welcome' town.
Alston Local Links is one of the nine local links offices in Cumbria which deliver services locally to the community. Local links services are provided through a partnership formed between the county's six district councils, Cumbria County Council, the Lake District National Park, the Police and the Primary Care Trust.
Alston Local Links situated in Alston Town Hall provides library, tourist information and access to Council services. In 2009 the staff won 'Tourism team of the year' at the Cumbria Tourism Awards.Local Links logo
Our friendly and knowledgeable team are here to help you make the most of your visit and can provide you with all you need to know about where to stay, where to eat, plus things to do and how to get here.