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Tourist Information Centres (TICs)

What do TICs offer?

For help and advice on getting the most enjoyment out of a visit to the Eden Valley, Ullswater and Alston and the North Pennines please contact one of the area's Tourist Information Centres. Experienced and knowledgeable staff are able to provide a wide range of information including:

  • Travelling to the area by car or public transport
  • Advice on latest weather and traffic conditions
  • Staying in quality assured accommodation
  • What to do and see during your stay
  • Information and tickets for events being held around the area and much, much more

Some centres sell tickets for local attractions, events and theatres!


Where can I find TICs?

  • Alston Local Links - Tourist Information Services: Town Hall, Front Street, Alston
    Telephone: 01434 382244
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  • Appleby Tourist Information Centre: Moot Hall, Boroughgate, Appleby
    Telephone: 017683 51177
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  • Glenridding - Ullswater Tourist Information Centre: Main Car Park, Glenridding
    Telephone 017684 82414
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  • Kirkby Stephen - Upper Eden Visitor Centre: Market Square, Kirkby Stephen
    Telephone: 017683 71199 
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  • Penrith Tourist Information Centre: Robinson's School, Middlegate, Penrith
    Telephone 01768 867466
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  • Pooley Bridge Visitor Information Point: The Square, Pooley Bridge
    Telephone 017684 86135
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  • Rheged Tourist Information Centre: A66, off M6 Junction 40
    Telephone 01768 860034
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  • Tebay Visitor Information Point: The Old School Tearooms, Tebay

  • Southwaite Tourist Information Centre - Please note: Southwaite Tourist Information Centre closed permanently in December 2012, please contact Penrith Tourist Information Centre for visitor information