Where we are


Where we are

We are mixed multi site practice, with surgeries in Alston, Stanhope & Allendale, covering the border areas of Cumbria, Durham & Northumberland respectively. At all three surgeries we stock a full range of drugs and supplies for consultations and medical care, with most of our surgical procedures performed at our Alston main surgery where we have nurses, theatres and surgical equipment. Below are the opening times, contact details and map directions for all 3 surgeries.

6 Skelgillside Workshops,
Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3TR

Telephone: 01434 381792

Surgery Hours
Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 11am
Sunday: Closed

Consultation times:
Monday – Friday: 9am – 11.30am & 3pm – 6pm,
Saturday: 9am – 10.30am


Unit 1c+1d Durham Dales Centre,
Stanhope, Co Durham, DL13 2FJ

Telephone: 01388 528866

Surgery Hours
Monday – Friday: 9am – 12pm  &  1pm – 6pm
Saturday: 12pm – 2pm
Sunday: Closed

Consultation times:
Monday – Friday 9am – 11.30am & 3pm – 6pm
Saturday: 12pm – 2pm


7 Allenmill,
Allendale, Hexham, NE47 9EA

Telephone: 01434 700060

Surgery Hours
Monday – Friday : 9am – 12pm  &  1pm – 6pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Consultation times:
Monday – Friday: 3pm – 6pm

In case you are unable to drive to our surgeries, here are a current list of taxi service providers, who you can contact to help you in your travel arrangements

Peter’s Private Hire, Stanhope

Durham Dales Private Hire, Stanhope

07368 182246

Weardale private hire, Ireshopeburn
01388 537800

Dalelink Taxis, Stanhope
01388 527766

Alston Taxi’s, Alston
07990 593855

Langley Taxi, Allendale
01434 684658

All firms are small businesses or sole traders and may offer a limited service. There is no Animal ambulance service as such in the area.

At Old Stone Vets, we provide our own 24hr emergency Out Of Hours veterinary service, staffed by our own vets in our own surgeries. If you ring any of our surgery numbers, you will go through an answering service and then directly on to the vet on call that night or weekend and they will make suitable arrangements to meet. There is an Out of Hours Consultation fee  (see “What we charge” for further details) which is payable at the time of consultation.

24hr veterinary emergency line for all species available via all the phone numbers to any of our 3 sites:


Contact for reception enquiries should be to:

Contact for management, business enquiries or complaints:

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