Welcome to Dalston Parish Council
Dalston parish is one of the larger ones in Cumbria with a population of 2590 (2011 census results) and covers a geographical area of about 11,900 acres (4,822 hectares). The Cumbrian Way passes through the parish and is used by walkers and general tourists alike all year-round.
It has several hamlets and Dalston village with the rivers Caldew and the Roe running through it. The Caldew is a site of special scientific interest. Both rivers have flood implications which are seen on an ever increasing frequency.