Where's my nearest......?

NOTE: If phoning from outside the area or from a mobile, the local dialling code is 01434. See also the excellent Cybermoor website. Inclusion of services on this page is at the discretion of the Garrigill Village Hall Trustees and does not imply recommendation by them.

Public Conveniences

Garrigill Village Hall foyer (open 24/7); far side of Alston Town Hall at foot of town on left

Accommodation & Camping

Bed & BreakfastHoliday Cottages, Bunk Room, Camping 

Animal Services

Vet - Old Stone Vets, 6 Skelgillside, Nenthead Road, ALSTON, CA9 3TR tel:381792

Dog Rescue - Morgan's Dog Rescue, Far Nentsberry Farm, ALSTON, CA9 3LZ tel: 381089

Horse Equestrian supplies - Urban Horse, West View, GARRIGILL CA9 3DY tel: 084555 70725

Banks and Cashpoints

24 hour cashpoints: Spar Supermarket ALSTON

Banking Services - withdraw cash, pay bills, pay in cheques: Garrigill Post Office, GARRIGILL tel: 381257; Alston Post Office ALSTON tel: 381216 

Banks: Barclays HALTWHISTLE NE49 9AG , Clydesdale CARLISLE CA3 8HP, HSBC PENRITH CA11 7SN, Lloyds PENRITH CA11 7AP, NatWest PENRITH CA11 7ST, RBS CARLISLE CA3 8SY, Santander PENRITH CA11 7BY, Virgin Money HEXHAM NE46 1HJ

Churches and other Spiritual Venues

St John's (Anglican) GARRIGILL

St Wulstan's (Roman Catholic) ALSTON

Alston Moor Methodist Church ALSTON

Quaker Meeting House ALSTON

Penrith Mosque PENRITH

Newcastle Reform Synagogue NEWCASTLE

Garage Services

Filling Stations - Moredun Garage (right at bottom of hill) Spar (left at bottom of hill) ALSTON

Vehicle Servicing & Repairs - Alan Green, Green's Garage, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS tel: 381644

MoT Centres - J H Henderson & Sons tel: 381204 and Moredun Garage tel: 381318 ALSTON

LPG - Alan Green, Green's Garage, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS tel: 381644

Health Services

Doctor, Dentist, Hospital - click here

Chemist - Alston Pharmacy, Front Street, ALSTON CA9 3QP tel: 381259

Homeopath - Julie Horrocks, Howgill Syke, GARRIGILL CA9 3HE tel: 381064

Osteopath - Rinske Bartstra, Gin Mill, GARRIGILL CA9 3DH tel: 382222

Home Services

Blacksmith - Mark Fearn, NENTHEAD CA9 3PT tel: 382194

Building Services -

Stephen Bell, Alston Construction & Landscaping, Gatefoot Farm, GARRIGILL CA9 3DU tel: 382930

Richard Hymers, Clarkhall Cottage, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS mobile: 077177 22213

Rob Wardlaw Building Services, Loaning Head, GARRIGILL CA9 3EY tel: 381013

Danny Wilkin Roofing, LEADGATE tel: 382760

Chimney Sweep - North Pennine Sweep ALLENHEADS mobile: 07903 418138 tel: 685496

Coal Merchants - Shepherd's Solid Fuels, Whitehouse, ALSTON CA9 3NF tel: 382582

Estate Agents - Pennine Ways, ALSTON tel: 3222277, Red Hot Property ALSTON tel: 381293

Heating Oil - Alston Oils, Whitehouse, ALSTON CA9 3NF tel: 382582

Joinery - Paul Best, BIP Joinery, 1 Brook Cottage, GARRIGILL, CA9 3EB tel: 381976

Logs - Fiona Gifford, Moordale, GARRIGILL CA9 3EB tel: 381688

Nursery (plants) - Fiona Gifford, Pennine Perennials, Moordale, GARRIGILL CA9 3EB tel: 381688

Website Design - Richard Brown, Tower Web Design, The Church House, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS tel: 381134

Leisure & Cultural Services

Artists - Lionel Playford, Rose House, GARRIGILL CA9 3DU tel: 381092; Gillie Cawthorne GARRIGILL

Cycle Repairs - North Pennine Cycles NENTHEAD CA9 3DF tel: 381324

Golf Club - Alston Moor Golf Club, The Hermitage, Nr.GARRIGILL tel: 381675

Gym - Alston Gym Tyne Willows ALSTON tel: 07955 074151

Language Lessons (French, Spanish, Greek) - Antonia Allen ALSTON tel: 381726

Library - Alston Library Town Hall ALSTON tel: 382244

Maths and physics tuition (primary to A level) - Lionel Playford Rose House, GARRIGILL CA9 3DU tel: 381092

Outdoor shop - Hi Pennine Outdoor Shop ALSTON tel: 381389

Painting courses - Lionel Playford, Pennine Painting, Rose House, GARRIGILL CA9 3DU tel: 381092

Public Services

Library - Alston Library Town Hall ALSTON tel: 382244

Public Toilets - GARRIGILL: Village Hall; ALSTON: next to Alston Town Hall

Schools & Children's Services - click here

Tourist Information Centre - Alston Town Hall ALSTON tel: 382244

Household Waste Recycling Centre - Townfoot Industrial Estate BRAMPTON (except Tuesdays)

Recycling Facility - Tyne Willows ALSTON; also at NENTHEAD almost opposite The Miners Arms

Rubbish collection (bulky items) - click  here

Shopping Necessities

Post Office and general store - Garrigill Post Office, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS tel: 381257

Baker - The Moody Baker ALSTON CA9 3SF tel: 382003

Butcher - Blackstocks (W Kirkup & Sons) Market Place ALSTON CA9 3QN

Convenience Stores - Alston Wholefoods, Co-op, Spar ALSTON

Hairdresser (unisex) - TLC Hair Design ALSTON CA9 3SE tel: 381640; Alston House Hair & Beauty

Hardware - Mad Hatters, 2 Front Street, ALSTON CA9 3HU tel: 382991

Outdoor shop - Hi Pennine Outdoor Shop ALSTON CA9 3QN tel: 381389

Supermarkets - Aldi PENRITH CA11 7GS, Asda CARLISLE CA1 2EA, Booths PENRITH CA11 7JU, Lidl CARLISLE CA2 5BT, Morrisons PENRITH CA11 7JU, Sainsburys HALTWHISTLE NE49 9DZ, Tesco HEXHAM NE46 3PJ, Waitrose HEXHAM NE46 3PJ

For further information about Alston shops, see the Cybermoor website

Transport Services

Airport - Newcastle Airport NEWCASTLE

Buses - Eden Area Timetable and Wright Bros Timetable for buses from Alston to Haltwhistle, Carlisle, Hexham, Keswick and Newcastle.

Trains - LANGWATHBY Station - Carlisle to Leeds via Settle

HALTWHISTLE Station - Carlisle to Newcastle line

PENRITH Station - London to Scotland line

Taxi - Alan Green Weekdays and Saturday am: Green's Garage, GARRIGILL CA9 3DS tel: 381644 Evenings & weekends: Glenville House, GARRIGILL CA9 3DU tel: 381761 mobile: 07957 901562

Community Minibus - book here