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Shopping and Places to Eat in Appleby

There is a good range of places to stay in and around Appleby from welcoming self-catering cottagesAppleby photo by Helen Shaw to hotels and Bed and Breakfasts, plus a Youth Hostel in nearby Dufton.

Appleby has a wonderful selection of quality independent shops, cafes and delicatessens selling locally produced food and crafts. 

The Courtyard Gallery hosts an exciting range of original paintings and ceramics.

As Appleby has been recognised as an official Honorary Quidditch Town, there's a Harry Potter inspired shop in the town - The Cupboard under the stairs which sells unique Harry Potter items.  

The renowned, award-winning Appleby Creamery manufacture a variety of cheese and have developed brands to sell in the area such as Eden Valley Organic Brie and Eden Sunset.Appleby Market photo by Helen Shaw centuries farmers have made the trek into a town or village to sell their produce at market. The lively markets provided essential food supplies and were an important focus for the local community. Today colourful Farmers' Markets in Orton and Brough are helping to revive the tradition by providing quality produce.

Appleby has an outdoor Market on a Saturday and on the last Saturday of every month 'Hubcraft' a gathering of lovely local crafts and produce takes place at the Appleby Hub.