The Cumberland Inn offers a warm welcome deep in the heart of the North Pennies and provides the perfect base from which to explore the Lake District.
When it comes to food and drink, they concentrate on doing the simple things well. Bar meals are prepared using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible and they can also cater for larger parties and special occasions.
The bar is fully stocked with an emphasis on real ales and cider. Regarded by the local Campaign for Real Ale Branch as a 'must visit', they have the best range of cask conditioned ale in Alston. The Cumberland has been in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for many consecutive years.
Their comfortable bedrooms were recently refurbished and all offer en-suite bathrooms, hairdryers, TV's and tea and coffee making facilities. Their bedrooms comprise of 3 double rooms and 2 twins and 3 of these are classified as 'family rooms', with extra single beds. All of the rooms have free WiFi access and pets are welcome in the bedrooms and bar.
During your stay, take one of their packed lunches with you when you walk the Pennine Way, cycle the C2C route, or explore the North Pennines. The River South Tyne, just to the rear of the Cumberland, offers good fishing for salmon, sea trout and wild brown trout. You are virtually guaranteed the river to your self! Alston Moor also boasts the highest golf course in Britain.