Lowbyer Manor

In and around Alston Town

Dining Out at Lowbyer Manor

Lowbyer Manor Country House is now fully open to guests and non residents. The dining room is open by appointment for private parties and large groups of guests. Please book in advance. Call 01434 381230 for more information.


LinkAreas To Visit

Lowbyer Manor Country House is situated in the historic market town of Alston in the North Pennines, surrounded by 50 square miles of superb countryside, beautiful dramatic fells and sweeping river valleys. A recognised Area of National Outstanding Beauty (ANOB) often referred to as “The Roof of England”. Quiet Roads, High Roads . . . Moorland Rambles and Riverside Ambles . . . Waterfalls and Wildflower Meadows.

For more information on the beautiful walks in Alston and surrounding villages of Garrigill and Nenthead. Visit the Walkers are Welcome Website at http://walkalstonmoor.com/

Alston boasts of it’s own railway. South Tynedale Railway, the North of England’s highest single gauge railway. Where you can enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful South Tyne valley from Alston station. Check out  www.south-tynedale-railway.org.uk for more information and forthcoming events.

Just outside Alston you will find the Roman Fort of Whitley Castle which is said to be the best preserved fort in the Roman Empire.  http://epiacumheritage.org/

For local history The Hub Museum, Alston contains a selection of local transport and household exhibits along with historic photographs, posters and memorabilia of the local area, illustrating life in the ‘good old days’. www.alston-hub.org.uk

For further information on forthcoming events and areas of interest visit the Alston Moor website http://www.visitalston.com/ 


Discover the beautiful waterfalls on Alston Moor. Secluded in ancient woodland lies Ashgill Force, the highest waterfall in the area where the adventurous guests can take part in a ghyll scrambling experience, offering big jumps, slides and deep water plunges. For more information visit https://aquaventuresuk.com/

Killhope is an award winning 19th century mining museum where you can experience the life and work of the lead mining families of the North Pennines. www.killhope.org.uk.

If its shopping you like, try the high streets of Alston, Stanhope, Middleton on Tees, Allendale or Blanchland for unique gifts, arts and crafts, local produce and more.