mining

Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre

Overview

See the mineral mining past of the North Pennines, with underground tours and interactive waterpower demonstrations.

Hostels nearby

YHA Alston Main Exterior

YHA Alston

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Free wi-fi
Private rooms available

Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY780436

Lat/Lng: 54.786821, -2.343031

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Other things to do nearby

Garden

Acorn Bank Garden and Watermill

Acorn Bank Garden is a National Trust garden, best known for its collection of herbs. Wander along the beck to the partially restored watermill.

Ashgill Force

Ashgill Force

The highest waterfall in the area, the gill falls a spectacular 50ft into a pool in the wooded valley below.

Teesdale

Bowlees Visitor Centre

A fantastic base for walks, the centre provides information and displays on the landscape, wildlife and people of Upper Teesdale.

cycling

Cycling in Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.

cycling

Cycling in Dufton

There's fantastic road cycling around Dufton with lots of quiet roads making it suitable for all cycling abilities.

cycling

Cycling in Edmundbyers

We're just off the Coast to Coast cycle Route. The area offers miles of country lanes and off road routes through the wilds of County Durham.

Cycling

Cycling in Langdon Beck

The hostel is close to the Coast to Coast cycling route. Local roads offer great cycling for all abilities for anyone who wants to enjoy stunning views over the North Pennines landscape.

Mountain Biking at YHA Langdon Beck

Mountain Biking in Langdon Beck

Hire a bike at Hamsterley Forest and explore the graded trails including serious levels of descent and lovely family routes through the tranquil woods.

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Eggleston Hall Gardens

Four acres of garden full of surprises with winding paths, borders, organic vegetables and fell views - a truly magical place.     Visit the website

Walking and Rambling at YHA Alston

Walking and Rambling in Alston

The Pennine Way passes through some of the most beautiful and remote countryside England has to offer. This section boasts the highest waterfall in England.

Cycling at YHA Alston

Cycling at YHA Alston

The hostel is a popular stop off for the Sea to Sea bike ride. The secure bike shed and drying room offer all the facilities a cyclist needs. However we do not have bikes to rent out.

South Tynedale Railway

South Tynedale Railway

A new narrow gauge railway from Cumbria into Northumberland. There's also a shop, café & Hub transport museum.       Visit the website