Tourist Information Centre

Hello from Appleby Tourist Information Centre

Highly Commended in the 2010 North West Tourism Awards



Please see the information below or phone us on 017683  51177 (from abroad: 0044 17683 54206), send a message or visit us in the middle of Appleby in the Moot Hall, Boroughgate. If you wish you can check our Access Statement.


You can also find helpful information on the websites of Eden District Council, Cumbria Tourism and Visit Cumbria.


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Parking in Appleby

Click here for a map of parking in the town centre.  You can find out more about parking enforcement in the area from Eden District Council.


Disc parking


To park on the street in the town centre you need to:


  • Obtain a clock disc from the TIC or any shop
  • Set it to show the time of your arrival
  • Place it on the dashboard where it can easily be seen


You then have either two or three hours free parking depending on where parked - please check the signs. 


Pay and display parking


There is a pay and display Car Park at Broad Close, the fee is £1.40 for two hours or £3.30 all day (at the time of writing); check rates here

How to get here

Appleby is well located for the road and rail networks. 


By road


If using a sat nav the postcode for the centre is CA16 1YB.

From North East England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands:  Use the A66 from Scotch Corner which passes Appleby - follow the signs.


From Scotland:  Leave the M6 at junction 40 (Penrith), take the A66 eastbound and follow the signs.


From North West England and the West Midlands:  Leave the M6 at junction 38 (Tebay), take the B6260 into the town centre.


By rail


Appleby has its own station on the Settle to Carlisle line.  Alternatively use the West Coast Main line to Penrith then bus service 563 to Appleby.  This service runs  Monday to Saturday; however there is no Sunday service.  A timetable is available from Cumbria County Council.

Opening hours

(April -October)
(November -March)
Sunday 10:30-14:30 Closed
Monday 09:30-17:00 10:00-14:00
Tuesday 09:30-17:00 10:00-14:00 
Wednesday  09:30-17:00 10:00-14:00
Thursday  09:30-17:00 10:00-14:00 
Friday  09:30-17:00 10:00-15:00
Saturday 09:30-17:00 10:00-14:00