Barn End, Alston, CA9 3BL

Alston, United Kingdom
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SLEEPS 4 - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom - 1 downstairs toilet  - Stairlift


Barn End Cottage is located just on the outskirts of the pretty market town of Alston, nestled amongst woodland, where the cottage boasts a traditional feel. With all the local amenities Alston has to offer and the wide open countryside right on the doorstep it is perfect place to holiday for anyone looking for peace and quiet to outdoor adventures. 


You enter the cottage via the conservatory which has a table and chairs and views over the lawn. From here you can go straight ahead into the kitchen or left into the living room. The kitchen is well equipped for self-catering with a fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, oven with hob and dishwasher. There is also a washing machine should you need to do any washing during your stay. The downstairs toilet is just off the kitchen. 

There is a large living room with sofas, a TV and a small table and chairs. The electric fire is perfect for cosying up during the colder months. The living room houses the single fold out bed to sleep a 4th person.


Upstairs there is a good sized king bedroom with a wardrobe, a single bedroom with a small wardrobe and a bathroom with a shower. 


Outside the property there is a small courtyard with garden furniture and lawns which are shared with the adjoining house and holiday cottage, Low Gill House and Ghyll Burn Cottage. 


This property benefits form having a stair lift and fold out chair in the shower making it suitable for the elderly or those with physical disabilities. 

Pets welcome with prior notification

Cot available on request


Local Information

Alston is the highest market town in England and boast good local amenities. It has many independent shops, eateries, cafes and pubs, including Saddlers Baker which makes fresh bread and baked goods from scratch, Alston House which serves delicious home cooked meals made using locally sourced produce and the Cane workshop which sells award winning Jams and Chutneys. From the outdoor clothing shop, where you can stock up on supplies to the fish and chip shop where you can grab a tasty treat, there is plenty to do in Alston. 

The area is close to the borders of Durham, Northumberland and is a gateway into the Lake District making this an ideal base to get out and explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Killhope Lead Mining Museum, the South Tyne Railway and Yad Moss Ski Slope are some amazing local attraction to name just a few. For those who enjoy the outdoors, walking and cycling, the Pennine Way and Coast to Coast Route runs right through Alston. The rolling countryside with unspoiled panoramic views of moorland is home to an abundance of wildlife and some amazing natural beauties including Ashgill waterfall. 


1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet

  • Sleeping
    1 Baby crib, Bed linen, 1 Fold-away bed, 1 King bed, 1 Single bed
  • Cooking
    Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster
  • Heating/Cooling
    Central heating, Heating available
  • Outside
    Shared Terrace (1)
  • Entertainment
    Wireless Broadband Internet, TV (Antenna)
  • Sanitary
    Shower, Towel-set, Washbasin
  • Laundry
    Washing machine
  • Miscellaneous
    Carbon Monoxide Detector, Smoke Detector
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
  • Outside
    Shared Garden, Shared Porch
Accessible 24/7 Children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking not allowed, Suitable for elderly or infirm
Check in:
4:00 PM
Check out:
10:00 AM

Barn End Cottage, Leadgate road , Alston, CA9 3BL, United Kingdom


 Leave Alston and head over the bridge towards the Alston to Hartside road

Take a left turn signposted to Garrigill and follow this road for 0.7miles 

You will see a sign on the right for Low Gill House, Barn End & Ghyll Burn Cottage and our Pennine Country Cottage board 

Drive up the tree lined track over the small ford and take a sharp left

Barn End is the first building you approach, park directly opposite barn end in the small gravelled area. You will be met on arrival by the owners Sue and Neil.

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