Activities at Alston Adventure Training Centre

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Open Canoeing

AALA Accredited Activities Open Canoeing - Inland Water i.e. Laker/Reservoir/River (BCU start testing can also be undertaken).
The Centre is able to offer courses for the above and Canoe Safety Tests Training and Assessment. The Centre is also available for self catering / self programming for Canoe Clubs who may wish to use us just as an accommodation provider.

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Mine Exploration

Alston Moor is famous for its historic lead mining industry. Lead has been mined here since Roman times and Durham Cathedral is roofed with lead extracted from the many mines in the area. Once well populated, Alston Moor boasted the largest and most productive region in the country and its lead was exported all over world.


Other Activities

Alston Adventure Centre also provides a wealth of other activities, including

AALA registered

We are licensed by AALA, the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority.