A magnificent Castle Wedding Venue in the Lake District

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© Andrew Gale


Appleby Castle, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, England CA16 6XH

01768 877492

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For further information about weddings, celebrations, or private use of Appleby Castle, why not download our brochure or arrange a visit to take a look around? You can also check available wedding dates for your upcoming celebration using our online form. We look forward to hearing from you.

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How to find us

Appleby Castle sits above the idyllic village of Appleby-In-Westmorland in the Lake District. Despite feeling miles from anywhere, this amazing venue is just a short distance from the M6 and very easy to find.

By Car

Travelling from the South West. Travel along the M6 and exit at junction 38 and turn left at the first roundabout sign posted to Appleby. Travel for 12 miles along this road until you enter the town of Appleby.

Travelling from the North West

Travel along the M6 to the turn left at junction 40 sign posted for Penrith. Do not go into Penrith but continue on the A66 for approximately 12 miles until you see the sign post for Appleby.

Travelling from the East

Travel along the A1 and exit at Scotch Corner. Travel along the A66 for approximately 30 miles, past Brough. After Warcop, the next exit is sign posted for Appleby. Take the exit and travel into the town centre, crossing the river. Take the exit, travel into town crossing the river and onto the main street. The Castle is at the top of the main street.


Free car parking is available within the Castle grounds. Alternatively, there is a large pay-and-display car park in the town centre.

By Train

Appleby Railway Station is on the Settle to Carlisle line and can be accessed from Leeds or Carlisle. This journey passes through spectacular scenery and reaches the highest altitude in England. Appleby station is five minutes from the Castle.

Three routes by train:
1. London to Darlington
2. London Euston to Penrith
3. From Leeds on the Settle to Carlisle railway line