4* Self Catering in old railway station waiting- rooms on Allendale Caravan Park in North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Walk in valleys or high moors straight from the door. Wood-burning stove – help yourself to free logs from our managed trees. Guides to browse and give you ideas, including gorgeously illustrated, ‘Birdwatching in the North Pennines’.
A mile from bustling Allendale, with good shops, pubs, tea rooms, gallery and gift shop. The Crown Inn, Catton, with great pub food, is a quarter of a mile away.
Station Master’s Office – double bed.
Ladies’ Waiting Room twin beds or (by arrangement) zip-link super king.
Also bed-settee in lounge.
From Newcastle/ Carlisle, turn off A69 on A686 to Alston. Follow Allendale signs, fork right after Catton on B6295. Park 200m on right.
From M6, leave J40, Penrith for (A66) A686, Alston. 8 miles past Alston, take right at Elks Head pub for Catton. Park on left 300yds after bridge and sports field.
Prices (incl concessions): £225 to £400. Friday to Friday bookings. Short breaks Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday. Other start days may be available