Appleby Castle

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Overview of Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle

3.5 star property
Tudor castle in Appleby-in-Westmorland with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.4/10 Very Good

85 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Child-friendly activities
  • Restaurant
The price is P6,115
Price available on 30/06/2022
Appleby Castle, Appleby-in-Westmorland, England, CA16 6XH
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Spa tub
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
  • Conference space
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
For families
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Arcade/game room
  • Free self parking
  • Kids' menu
Cleaning & Safety
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Appleby Castle - 1 min drive
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park - 4 min drive
  • Acorn Bank - 13 min drive
  • North Pennines - 17 min drive
  • Lowther Castle and Gardens - 17 min drive
  • Lake District National Park - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Carlisle (CAX) - 45 min drive
  • Appleby Station - 11 min walk
  • Kirkby Stephen Station - 15 min drive
  • Langwathby Station - 17 min drive

About this property

Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle puts you just a 5-minute drive from Yorkshire Dales National Park. Guests can indulge in massages, and Malice Scourge Tea Room serves lunch. A bar/lounge, a spa tub, and a garden are other highlights at this Tudor castle. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop

Taking the kids

  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (538 square feet)


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


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1092
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Arcade/game room
  • Spa tub


  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Malice Scourge Tea Room - This café serves lunch only.
Appleby Castle DiningRoom - This fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Malice Scourge Bistro - This bistro serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Residents Bar - Onsite bar. Open 24 hours. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place.


This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/10 Fair

Amanda, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

The room we booked was advertised aa a penthouse suite on your site, this certainly wasnt the case, if its a 900 year castle experience you want then thats what you will get, the attic room - stroke penthouse was completely miss advertised and a complete let down. Whislt clean and comfortable it certainly was not a penthouse suite . Enjoyed the river walk and castle grounds and reception staff were nice so overall my issue was just with the misadvertised room and complete over pricing.
David L, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kay, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Appleby Castle
Our second stay at this fantastic, authentic castle. Great location, good food and friendly staff.
Richard, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Ernesto, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Very happy with my stay at the Appleby Castle. This is a genuine castle and you are free to walk around and explore as much as you want without extra cost. Stayed for 2 days and 2 nights and will definitely come back. The only downside was the lacking of pricing information for the food menu. However the drinks menu did have the pricing information. Minor issue, but overall pleased with my stay there
Ricardo, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Appleby castle
Helpful and friendly staff parking on site lovely breakfast
Andrew, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Character Filled Stay
We were the only guests, so it was very quite and very dark as there were few lights - the room we had was lovely with a four poster bed, although the bathroom was across the hall. If you want atmosphere with creaky floors and armour - then this is for you!
Local Waterfall
Burger at a local restaurant - The Bridge
Peter, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful place , old as expected just what we wanted. Friendly ,welcoming ,no frills , just the luxury of staying in an old castle. No tv, rubbish WiFi😉perfect for us needing a break, lovely owner. Bedding & towels exceptionally clean will definitely stay again. Appleby is a lovely village.
Rachel, 1-night trip
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