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Appleby Castle

Place to visit
This spectacular motte and bailey castle has been held by the Kings of England and Scotland and boasts one of the few remaining intact Norman keeps.

Where is Appleby Castle located?

Appleby Castle is situated just 15 miles from the English Lake District and deep in the heart of the Eden Valley, nestling alongside the meandering River Eden.

Details on what activities are available at Appleby Castle?

Appleby Castle owns the fishing rights on both sides of the River Eden immediately beneath the weir and this stretch of river has not been fished for 12 years. This is prime fishing territory and Trout, Grayling, Eel and the occasional Salmon are just some of the fish which abound in this special stretch of river.

Things to do in the local area?

Guests staying at Appleby Castle will find a wide range of sporting activities in the area. The Castle has its own stretch of river for fishing. Appleby Castle can accommodate fishing, golfing and shooting parties. There are a number of golf courses within easy reach. Ramblers and walkers will appreciate the wonderful wildlife that lives within the Castle grounds and locally.

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Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, Appleby-in-WestmorlandCA16 6XH, United Kingdom

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