Tourist Information in Dartmoor and South West Devon
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Bere Alston Town Information

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Station Road, Bere Alston - Photo © Tony Atkin
Station Road, Bere Alston - Photo: Tony Atkin CCL
A small village on the Bere peninsula, Bere Alston was a thriving mining town in the medieval period, its prosperity stemming from the extraction of silver and lead. The remnants of some old mines workings can still be seen locally.