Alston to Slaggyford

8km of grade 2/3 on the river South Tyne

An easy spate run, popular with open boaters.

Getting There

Putin · Takeout

Putin at Alston, parking near the tourist railway. Takeout at Slaggyford where a small road bridge crosses the river. It is possible to extend the run in various ways, even paddling 24km all the way down to Haltwhistle.

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