Walk 19: Three Trails in One Day?!
Distance: Approx 7.5 miles
Ascent/Descent: Approx 1170 feet
Grade: 3, Moderate
Our walk today begins at the HQ of The South Tynedale Railway in the market town of Alston. This lovely route takes in sections of the three walking trails that crisscross the area: The Pennine Way, The South Tyne Trail and Isaac’s Tea Trail. The walk offers wonderful views of the South Tyne Valley and the North Pennine AONB. It passes a lovely church inspired by a holiday in the Black Forest and the site of a strategically placed Roman Fort.
Meet: 10:20 for 10:30 start. Alston Station, Station Road, Alston CA9 3JB
Bring: Packed lunch
Sponsored by The South Tynedale Railway, Haltwhistle.
Meeting Point - Alston Station
Alston Station, Station Road, Alston CA9 3JB
By car: Alston is situated on the A686. The station is signposted. Walk Team Members will be on hand to facilitate parking.