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Appleby Castle

Appleby in Westmorland Category Historic Sites
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 Deep in the heart of the Eden Valley, nestling alongside the meandering river Eden, stands Appleby Castle.

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 (not a ruin).

Experience the tranquil stunning scenery of this special place. The most important fortification in the Eden valley raises it's portcullis for guided tours. A unique, entertaining and exciting experience awaits visitors to tour one of Cumbria's oldest, most prestigious and beautiful castles.

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