Brownside House, Bed and Breakfast,
Leadgate, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3EL
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the north pennines


brownside holiday accommodation

Set in the hamlet of Leadgate, 2 miles South West of Alston, in the heart of the North Pennines (an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, also known as the 'Roof of England' or 'England's Last Wilderness).

Brownside House dates back to 1849 and is set in 2 acres of mature gardens and fell land (you can click on the images on the photos on the left to see larger pictures) with wonderful views across the South Tyne Valley.

Alston offers walks on the unspoilt fells of the North Pennines, the chance to explore old lead mines, go fishing for salmon, trout and sea trout on the wonderfully undiscovered river banks of the river South Tyne. You can go and play on the highest golf course in England, travel to Hadrian's Wall (20 mies), visit the Lake District (25 miles), the Yorkshire Dales, County Durham, Northumberland and Southern Scotland. Go cycling (we're right on the C2C cycle route) through the quiet valleys and imposing fells.

We have 3 rooms, 1 double and 2 twin bedded, all with wash hand basins. All rooms share a large bathroom with bath and separate shower. We preferred not to spoil the atmosphere of the bedrooms by creating en-suite facilities. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and central heating. We have a lounge/dining room with an open fire, colour TV, board games and books available for our guests.

Babies & young children are welcome. Cots and high chairs can be provided. Babysitting can be arranged. Dogs also welcome.


All prices based per person.
Bed & Breakfast
3 or more nights
1 week break
Children 12-18
Children 5-12
Children under 5
3 Course Evening Meal 6.50
Children's High Tea 3.00
Packed Lunch 3.00

Guests are asked not to smoke within the house.

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Alston, England's highest market town, is in the heart of the unspoilt North Pennines, an ideal centre for walking, cycling, birdwatching and exploring old lead mines.

Easy reach of the lake district & Cumbria, Hadrian's Wall, Hexham & Northumbria.

A warm welcome awaits you at Brownside House, dating back to 1849, set in open country with superb views.

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