Alston

Cumbria

Alston

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Alston is a charming town located in the county of Cumbria, England. It has a rich history dating back to Roman times and is known for its picturesque setting amidst the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visitors can explore the town's cobbled streets, historic buildings, and quaint shops offering local crafts and produce.

Throughout the year, Alston hosts various events that draw tourists from far and wide. The annual Alston Agricultural Show showcases livestock competitions, entertainment, and local food stalls. The Alston Moor Festival features music performances and art exhibitions while celebrating the unique culture of the area. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are plenty of activities such as walking trails, cycling routes, fishing spots, and nearby waterfalls to explore.

One of Alston's main attractions is its steam railway line that takes visitors on a scenic journey through stunning landscapes. Another must-visit spot is St Augustine's Church - an impressive building with a fascinating history that dates back to medieval times. With so much to see and do in this charming town surrounded by breathtaking scenery, it's no wonder that Alston continues to attract both locals and tourists alike.

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