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Postcode: CA16 | code search
Population: 3000
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New Inn
"Had a fantastic New Year in the New Inn. The Staff were friendly and the locals very welcoming. Fantastic atmosphere with an impromptu acoustic session with the regulars Jim,Bob and ..." More

New Inn
"Visited this pub quite a few times while staying in the area on holiday. Locals very friendly and made us very welcome. Food was excellent and represented very good value ..." More

Royal Oak
"Good Points: quality of room, helpfulness of staff, speed of service in the bar/restaurant. Bad Points: food was a bit expensive for what it was, definitely quantity rather than quality, ..." More

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Appleby’s full name is Appleby-in-Westmorland, the old county incorporated in the town’s name in 1974 to recognize and preserve it – Appleby was the county town of Westmorland, which held its assize courts there, though Kendal housed the county council. The town sits on the A66 cross-country route, roughly halfway between Penrith and Brough, and was an important location in medieval times, an easily defended area in a loop of the River Eden, its Norman castle dominating the district. Although it still enjoys good communications – it is only a ten or 15 minute drive from junctions 38 or 40 of the M6, and is on the scenic Settle-Carlisle Railway – it still seems very out of the way, which will please the discerning sort of traveller There is good walking very close to the town, particularly along the river, and it is also an excellent base for exploring the Lakes to the west, or the Yorkshire Dales just a few miles to the southeast. It is also a good stopping place for the various walking routes that pass through or near it – the Pennine Way, the Coast to Coast Walk, and the Westmorland Way. Sadly the Castle is currently closed, but it is still an imposing sight. More approachable architecture, in both senses, is to be seen on Boroughgate, the broad street linking the Castle to the south with the cloisters designed by Sir Robert Smirke and the 16th century Moot Hall to the north. Also to be seen during a visit are the almshouses – the Hospital of St Anne established by Lady Anne Clifford near the castle entrance, and the crosses at either end of Boroughgate, the so-called High Cross outside the entrance to Appleby Castle bearing the inscription: “Retain your loyalty preserve your rights”. Those interested in English political history will perhaps already know that Appleby was Pitt the Younger’s constituency when he became Prime Minister in 1783. Appleby with its population of around 2,500 may be a backwater for most of the year, but every June for the week running up to the second Wednesday that month it is the centre of its own world event, the Appleby Horse Fair. This gathering was established by charter in 1685, and still today attracts Gypsy horse traders from all over, their animals to be seen round the town, in the shallows of the Eden, and for sale on a spit and a handshake.


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Tufton Arms Hotel (0.17 miles)

Tufton Arms Hotel

The Tufton Arms Hotel, a family run, recently refurbished Victorian coaching inn located in the centre of the medieval market town of Appleby.
Enjoy the luxury of your bedroom with rooms ranging from large suites to elegant ... More | visit website

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Royal Oak (0.34 miles)

Royal Oak

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The Royal Oak Appleby, a historic 17th Century coaching inn recently awarded a Visit Britian 4 Star inn Accolade offering excellent value food and accommodation in the heart of the ... More

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Appleby Manor Hotel (0.47 miles)

Appleby Manor Hotel

Situated just a short distance from the Lake District, the North Pennines and the North Yorkshire Dales, this charming country house hotel is set in its own grounds overlooking Appleby Castle. It has an AA ... More | visit website

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The Limes (1.28 miles)

The Limes
The Limes, has 3 double bedrooms. One King Size Bedded Room with En-suite. One King Size or Twin Bedded Room with En-suite on ground floor. One Double/Single Room upstairs with a spacious Private Bathroom (bath & shower) downstairs. All ... More | visit website
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Cruck End at Green Rose Cottages (1.97 miles)

Cruck End at Green Rose Cottages

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With lots of old world charm, this former waggon barn and 'cruck house' offer ideal family holiday cottages. Enjoying a wonderful location for exploring three renowned areas ... More

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Marton House (3.14 miles)

Marton House

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Marton House situated in the delightful village of Long Marton just a 5 minute drive from the A66 is a family run luxury B&B in the heart of the Eden ... More

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Milburn Grange Holiday Cottages (4.85 miles)

Milburn Grange Holiday Cottages
Milburn Grange nestles at the foot of the Pennines, below Cross Fell, looking across the Eden Valley to the Lakeland fells. This location, only 20 minutes from the M6, makes Milburn Grange a ... More | visit website
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Shorrock House (4.97 miles)

Beautifully restored award-winning country estate in the Eden Valley.

The Morland Estate provides 21 bedrooms across four substantial properties. The properties have been beautifully restored and furnished and are situated within 15 acres of ancient woods ... More | visit website
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Temple Sowerby House, Hotel & Restaurant (6.21 miles)

Temple Sowerby House, Hotel & Restaurant

Temple Sowerby House Hotel & Restaurant is a wonderfully relaxing country hotel situated in the heart of Cumbria's Eden Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. This grade II listed house is located in the centre of ... More | visit website

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The Kings Arms (6.34 miles)

The Kings Arms
Newly refurbished country inn, situated in Temple Sowerby, originally know as "The Queen of Westmorland Villages". Nine refurbished en-suite bedrooms, Oak panelling dining room, residents lounge and bar area. An excellent base for touring or walking and ... More | visit website

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