Appleby Castle, Cumbria by Val Corbett. The castle is now open for private tours, contact Appleby TIC for more information

Appleby Castle, Cumbria by Val Corbett. The castle is now open for private tours, contact Appleby TIC for more information

One of my all time favourite places in the UK. Would like to see a lot more of it.

One of my all time favourite places in the UK. Would like to see a lot more of it.

Appleby Castle is in the town of Appleby, Cumbria overlooking the River Eden. It consists of a 12th-century castle keep which is known as Caesar's Tower, and a mansion house. The castle was founded by Ranulf le Meschin at the beginning of the 12th century. The upper parts of Caesar's Tower were altered in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Appleby Castle is in the town of Appleby, Cumbria overlooking the River Eden. It consists of a 12th-century castle keep which is known as Caesar's Tower, and a mansion house. The castle was founded by Ranulf le Meschin at the beginning of the 12th century. The upper parts of Caesar's Tower were altered in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Bridge over the River Eden at Appleby in Westmorland - Still sometimes called the "New" Bridge, although actually it was new in 1888. Notice the daffodils; Spring is springing.

Bridge over the River Eden at Appleby in Westmorland - Still sometimes called the "New" Bridge, although actually it was new in 1888. Notice the daffodils; Spring is springing.

The Appleby Horse Fair is a horse fair which is held annually at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria.

The Appleby Horse Fair is a horse fair which is held annually at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria.

St Anne's Hospital, Appleby-in-Westmoreland, Cumbria

St Anne's Hospital, Appleby-in-Westmoreland, Cumbria

Appleby Cloisters in the Eden Valley

Appleby Cloisters in the Eden Valley

Appleby, Cumbria

Appleby, Cumbria

The Countess Pillar, on the A66 near Brougham Castle, Penrith. This commemorates Lady Anne Clifford's last parting with her mother. Lady Anne Clifford played a major part in shaping Appleby in the 17th century and Appleby Castle became her favourite home. Visit our website for more information http://www.visiteden.co.uk/explore-eden/the-eden-valley/appleby/history-and-heritage/lady-anne-clifford

The Countess Pillar, on the A66 near Brougham Castle, Penrith. This commemorates Lady Anne Clifford's last parting with her mother. Lady Anne Clifford played a major part in shaping Appleby in the 17th century and Appleby Castle became her favourite home. Visit our website for more information http://www.visiteden.co.uk/explore-eden/the-eden-valley/appleby/history-and-heritage/lady-anne-clifford

Was a lovely place to live

Was a lovely place to live


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Bridge over the River Eden at Appleby in Westmorland - Still sometimes called the \

Bridge over the River Eden at Appleby in Westmorland - Still sometimes called the \

Appleby, Cumbria

Appleby, Cumbria

Appleby Castle.England, Built when William II won most of Westmorland from the Scots in 1092, the castle is an impressive building of which the keep, known as Caesar’s Tower is the oldest.

Appleby Castle.England, Built when William II won most of Westmorland from the Scots in 1092, the castle is an impressive building of which the keep, known as Caesar’s Tower is the oldest.

The Appleby Horse Fair is a horse fair which is held annually at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria in England. It is held every year in early June and has taken place since the reign of James II, who granted a Royal charter in 1685. Since then, around ten thousand English and Welsh Gypsies, Scottish Gypsy/Travellers and Irish Travellers have converged each year to buy and sell horses, meet with friends and relations, and celebrate their similar lifestyles. (wikipedia)

The Appleby Horse Fair is a horse fair which is held annually at Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria in England. It is held every year in early June and has taken place since the reign of James II, who granted a Royal charter in 1685. Since then, around ten thousand English and Welsh Gypsies, Scottish Gypsy/Travellers and Irish Travellers have converged each year to buy and sell horses, meet with friends and relations, and celebrate their similar lifestyles. (wikipedia)

Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria, Cumbria

Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria, Cumbria

The Pump House in Cumbria http://www.staynorthwest.com/snw/index.php?id=569#page=page-1

The Pump House in Cumbria http://www.staynorthwest.com/snw/index.php?id=569#page=page-1

appleby almshouses

appleby almshouses

Appleby Moot Hall - central to Appleby's history. The plaque dated 1179 commemorates Appleby's first written charter, the present building dating from Tudor times. The ground floor houses Appleby Tourist Information Centre (TIC). Photo from Cumbria Photo Library.

Appleby Moot Hall - central to Appleby's history. The plaque dated 1179 commemorates Appleby's first written charter, the present building dating from Tudor times. The ground floor houses Appleby Tourist Information Centre (TIC). Photo from Cumbria Photo Library.

The river and the church from the Sands

The river and the church from the Sands

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