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Appleby Castle

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing
Individually decorated, individually furnished, soundproofing

Overview of Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle

3.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAppleby Castle1 min walk
  • Popular LocationAppleby Golf Club4 min drive
  • Popular LocationAcorn Bank13 min drive
  • AirportCarlisle (CAX)45 min drive

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About this area


Appleby Castle is located in Appleby-in-Westmorland. Appleby Golf Club and Eden Valley Railway are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Yorkshire Dales National Park and Lake District National Park. Acorn Bank and Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the castle's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Appleby Castle - 1 min walk
  • Appleby Golf Club - 4 min drive
  • Acorn Bank - 13 min drive
  • Lowther Castle and Gardens - 17 min drive
  • Ullswater - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Appleby Station - 11 min walk
  • Carlisle (CAX) - 45 min drive


  • Courtyard Gallery - 3 min walk
  • Ashiana - 5 min walk
  • Bo Jangles - 5 min walk
  • Crown & Cushion - 6 min walk
  • Eden River cafe - 6 min walk

About this property

Appleby Castle

3.5-star castle with restaurant and bars/lounges
This smoke-free castle features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, spa services, a business centre and concierge services are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and feature free WiFi, free wired Internet and free bottled water. Guests will also find coffee makers, hairdryers and free toiletries.
Appleby Castle offers 14 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the castle include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: GBP 12.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding/hire
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water


  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Appleby Castle Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Castle Appleby-In-Westmorland Cumbria
Appleby Castle Castle
Appleby Castle Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Castle Castle Appleby-in-Westmorland

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 57 reviews
5 - Excellent 46%
Rating 4 - Good. 22 out of 57 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 57 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 57 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 57 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Real castle. Really unique experience.
Stayed in the cottages in the castle walls (to the side of the old keep / tower). Original 2ft thick sandstone walls and ceiling timbers. New kitchenette and bathroom. Great to awake to ducks flying from the moat outside the bedroom window. A really unique experience. Nothing faux about this castle at the high end of the High Street of the county town of Westmorland.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
An incredible location, the opportunity to stay in a Norman Castle in great private grounds is not to be missed. The service and customer care is wonderful however the only word of caution is with the quality of the food offerings which are basic at the moment although with a new chef could be transformed. Overall however a hidden gem, well worth a nights stay.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A glimpse into history
We loved the ambience of the place. Food was excellent and we would highly recommend the tour. Everywhere was very clean. Remember it is a Norman Castle so don't expect TV's in every room, or level walls and floors. Embrace the character.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Beautiful buildings and it was a treat to stay there. So extensive that it seems practically impossible to maintain so the grounds are a bit shabby and currently only partially accessible because of renovation work. Very loud plumbing system; my bedside light didn't work; poor security; another guest was sat in the inner grounds swearing loudly in conversation - nobody around to supervise.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020