Welcome to Cherry Tree Cottage
B&B and Holiday Cottage Accommodation, Alston Moor, Cumbria
A little about us ...
A hidden gem at the top of the Wear and Nent valleys, situated between the better known Tees and Tyne areas and only 5 miles from the beautiful town of Alston (the highest market town in England) with its famous buttercross and cobbled main street, shops, pubs and gallerys, it is a haven for mine explorers, cyclists and walkers
Cherry Tree cottage dates from the 16th century and has been converted into bed and breakfast and self contained cottages over the last 40years. Run by Hellen Sherlock, you can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome and a good pot of tea. If you give Helen 24hrs notice she will prepare meals for you.
The village has the Mines Heritage centre for a glimpse into the way lead and zinc was mined over the last 200years ( with Killhope Mines centre only 5 miles away with its huge water wheel a must visit ).
On the C2C cycling route (secure bike storage available ) and the renowned Miners Arms pub is a short walk from Cherry Tree Cottage.There is a bike repair service in Nenthead village. If you want a bigger choice for your evening meal you can book a taxi into Alston with Richard Bainbridge on 07990 593 855 for around £10 return
This is great walking country - try the 'Isaac's Tea Trail'. A 36 mile (58km) circular walk in the North Pennines 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.
Add to this the central position for trips to the Lakes (30miles ), Durham and Beamish world renowned open air museum (30 miles ), Richmond and Swaledale (40miles ) and Hadrians Wall ( 25miles ) you are perfectly situated for days out and the weather should be good in one venue at least!!
So.... pick the phone up and give Hellen a ring, ( 01434 381 434 ) or Email email@example.com she'd love to hear from you..!
Hellen preparing some of the Free Range breakfast.
Hellen will prepare for you the breakfast of your choice.