Whitesyke and Bentyfield Mines, Near Garrigill

Whitesyke and Bentyfield Mines, Near Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3EH View on map

The site is a ruined lead mining site completely eroded over time by the Garrigill Burn which runs through it. Interpretation boards on site help tell its story.


Opening Arrangements

Access at any reasonable time, the site is on a public right of way.


On the B6277,3.8 miles south of Alston, nearest railway station Penrith - 22 miles. Not on a bus route.

Parking Spaces


Layby opposite the site

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No