Contact Us and Directions

Address: Alston Youth Hostel, Firs Edge, The Firs, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3RW

Telephone:  01434 381509   (24 hour answer machine)



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How to find us

Directions to Alston Youth Hostel, The Firs Alston CA9 3RW

Public Transport

Train – There is no rail link to Alston – nearest stations are Haltwhistle, Penrith, Carlisle, Hexham or Langwathby on the Settle to Carlisle line.

Bus Services

*Please check on line timetables before travelling as services vary throughout the year

Service 680 to/from Carlisle via Brampton (school term time only)

Service 889 to/from Hexham (Tuesday morning only)

Service 681 to/from Haltwhistle – 3 times a day Monday to Saturday

Car – From the West – A686 from Penrith or A689 from Carlisle. From the East A686 from Hexham (A69 from Newcastle)

Map References

OS Map: OL31

OS Grid Ref: NY717461             Longitude: -2.441886                Latitude: 54.808934