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Royal Oak Appleby
Bongate, CA16 6UN Appleby Show map
Near the beautiful Eden River, in the ancient town of Appleby in Westmorland, this traditional 17th century inn offers free Wi-Fi and recently refurbished rooms with private bathrooms.
The Royal Oak Appleby is rated as a 4-star inn by VisitBritain, the tourist board of the United Kingdom. Fully refurbished during 2008 and early 2009, all of the rooms have high-quality beds and private bathrooms.
Each room has a flat-screen TV with Freeview cable digital channels and iPod docking stations. Many rooms have free Wi-Fi. There is also a charming 2-bedroom stone-built cottage for those who prefer the convenience of self-catering accommodations.
The inn offers real cask ales and the very popular restaurant serves good quality pub food, made using the highest quality ingredients from local suppliers.
The inn makes a great base from which to explore the Pennine Way, the Lake District or the Settle-Carlisle train. Appleby Train station is just a few hundred feet away.
When would you like to stay?
- Non-smoking Rooms
- Family Rooms
- Baggage Storage
- All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private)
- Designated Smoking Area
- Golf Course (within 2 miles)
- Meeting/Banquet Facilities
- Packed Lunches
Wi-Fi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.
15:00 - 22:00 hours
08:00 - 11:00 hours
Children and extra beds
Free! All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years are charged GBP 10 per stay in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 25 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Accepted credit cards
- Debit card
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.
The Royal Oak Appleby is only 0.5 miles from right A66 and just 10 miles from exits 40 and 42 off highway M6.
Food & beverage
The Royal Oak has a 60-seat restaurant and a 40-seat lounge where you can dine in front of a roaring fire. The Tap Room bar can hold up to 30 people and dogs are welcome. Award-winning cask ales are available in the restaurant, the lounge and the Tap Room bar. The inn has received Cask Marque certification and achieved a beautiful beer Gold Award in 2009.
Food is served daily from 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Reservations are recommended as the restaurant is very popular. To reserve a table, please request this in the comments box when making your reservation. Please note that these requests are not guaranteed and are subject to availability.
Appleby is situated in the heart of the Eden Valley, only 18 miles from Ullswater, and 25 miles from Lake Windermere. The historic border city of Carlisle is only 30 miles away, as is Kendal, a major Lakes District tourist destination. Appleby boasts a 10th century castle and is only a 10 minute drive from Centre Parcs. Only one minute off highway A66, the hotel is the ideal half-way stopping point between highway A1/M1 (Scotch Corner) and Scotland.
The hotel is situated on the A66, 13 miles from Penrith (junction 40 on the M6), and 24 miles from Scotch Corner on the A1. North West travelling visitors should leave the M6 at junction 38 and travel through Tebay/Orton onto Appleby, approximately a 10 minute journey.
Appleby has it own railway station on the Carlisle to Settle line and is about half a mile from the Royal Oak.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the hotel rooms (2 of which lead direct out onto the garden) at a charge of 12.50 GBP per night per dog. Dogs are not allowed in the lounge bar or restaurants, however, pets can visit the Tap Room bar.
This hotel does not accept American Express.
Children are welcome in all areas.
As the Royal Oak is a 17th-century building, we are unable to provide any facilities for the disabled.