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The Blue Bell Inn
Alston, Cumbria.
For Sale: offers on 199,950


Pub for sale. Freehold and tie free.

The Blue Bell Inn country pub.
Townfoot, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3RN.
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email: Contact: Alan Reed Ordnance Survey Reference Number NY 718465. Sheet 86.

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Situated in Alston, Cumbria. England's Highest Market town. A popular stopping off point for travelers to and from the Lake District. The pub is also on the Pennine Way and C2C cycle route.
  • Lake District 25 miles/35mins
  • Penrith 20 miles/30mins
  • Hexham 20 miles/30mins
  • Carlisle 35 miles45mins
  • Newcastle 40 miles/1 hour
  • Newcastle Airport 40 miles/1hour
Offers on 199,950
Including trade fixtures and fittings and equipment. Glassware and other stock obtainable on valuation.


Reason for sale:
Genuine Retirement.




The Bar

Dining Room


A 16th Century country pub in the North Pennines 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Situated in Alston, England's highest market town. This listed Grade II stone built property can be traced back to 1590 with later additions making this an inn of great character. The Blue Bell Inn comprises:
  •  7 bedrooms (6 letting with wash basins and tea & coffee making facilities).
  • Separate toilet and wash basin.
  • 1 bathroom & 1 shower room.
  • Office.
  • Comfortable bar and snug bar offering seating for 50 people. Attractive solid fuel stove providing central heating in large wood paneled fireplace. Bar fitted hand basin, sink, double cooler, glass washer. Cooled level cellar.
  • Dining room/Restaurant with 26 covers.
  • Fully fitted catering kitchen - 6 burner cooker and oven, microwave ovens, meat slicer, dishwasher and freezer. hand basin, two stainless steel sink and drainer plus stainless steel table. Separate larder room.
  • Large private lounge.
  • Private car park and garage and on street parking.
  • Full on and off licenses and supper certificate.
  • All mains services. central heating (solid fuel see above). gas heaters in letting rooms, storage heaters in toilets.
  • Business rates are approximately 1840 for year 99 - 00.

The Blue Bell Inn also benefits from

  • The patronage of Ladies and Gents Darts teams and also a local Leek Club and Gun Club (Pheasant and Clay Pigeon). 
  • Excellent fishing for wild Trout and Salmon can be had on the River South Tyne, only a few hundred yards from the front door. 
  • Outstanding walking and scenery.
  • Excellent central location for access to the Lake District and Eden Valley, The Roman Wall, Newcastle and the Northumberland coast and countryside, County Durham and North Yorkshire.
  • Popular local visitor attractions such as a narrow gauge railway and mining heritage centre.


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 Alston and Cumbria

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