Cottages at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel: Pet-friendly hotel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests give the staff a thumbs up.
For some alternatives, look at the Farlam Hall Country House Hotel and the Westfield B&B. They are located 25 kilometres and 30 kilometres respectively from the main center. Some more alternatives are the Bridge House, 25 kilometres away, and the Carr Edge Farm, 30 kilometres.
The nearby cities of Dufton and Great Strickland are definitely worth exploring. Dufton is 18 kilometres to the south of Alston, while Great Strickland is 25 kilometres to the southwest. Dufton hotels and apartments are the Tufton Arms Hotel and Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa. The White House and Rebels Hide are some of the ones in Great Strickland.
Just because you're travelling, doesn't mean you can't enjoy your passion for sports. Brunton Park is situated to the west of Alston. The Hallmark Hotel Carlisle and the Angus Hotel are top options if you hope to hit the hay nearby.
Newcastle International Airport is the nearest preferred airport for flying in and out of Alston and is 55 kilometres drive from the city centre. If you plan to stay nearby, try the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newcastle International Airport or the Britannia Hotel Newcastle Airport.
Hotels in Alston start at AU$114 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.