going down near Aston in Cumbria

daddyshambles

Über Member
Location
Paisley
Hi All, going on hols and wondered if anyone could suggest any good cycles or walks in the north pennine / cumbria area, we are staying near Alston and never been before. taking the Giant xl with 700 wheels. any suggestions would be appreciated. planning to do the Hartside Pass... how difficult is that ?
 

Archie_tect

De Skieven Architek... aka Penfold + Horace
Location
Northumberland
Dead easy to Penrith...
 

vernon

Harder than Ronnie Pickering
Location
Meanwood, Leeds
Hi All, going on hols and wondered if anyone could suggest any good cycles or walks in the north pennine / cumbria area, we are staying near Alston and never been before. taking the Giant xl with 700 wheels. any suggestions would be appreciated. planning to do the Hartside Pass... how difficult is that ?
Hartside is easy. I have hauled my 24 stone ass plus full camping gear up it several times. Does the Pennine Way go through Alston? It might be worth investigating. Alston to Stanhope/Wolsingham to visit the Weardale Railway might also be a nice challenge.
 
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