Sunday, 2 November 2008

Alston Art Apartments









This is a plug for my parent's new venture.  They have recently restored some old barn buildings in Alston in Cumbria, the village where I grew up, and turned them into lovely holiday cottages, called the Alston Art Apartments, in a cozy but contemporary style.  Even writing this post and looking for pictures of Alston is making me homesick, the landscape in and around Alston is just spectacular, there are so many images of Alston I could easily have filled a whole blog page with beautiful images. Alston is in the North Pennines, close to the Lake District and is in what is called an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has also become a UNESCO Geopark.  It is the perfect place to come to unwind and forget the pressures of life.  Leave your mobile and laptop at home and come here to get away from it all and just enjoy being somewhere very special.

3 comments:

Jocelan Thiessen said...

wow this place looks super cozy!
great blog too!

Bettyjoy said...

Thank you:) Think I might be cheeky and see if i can stay in one of the cottages soon:)

imallagog said...

What an amazing location - you're so lucky your parents have this venture. I'd go every month!

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