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Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa

AA rating
Country House Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 2 to 4, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, silver stars are awarded to highly recommended hotels.

The merit score for this hotel is 84%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 281 reviews

Country mansion and garden spa catering well for the modern guest

AA Inspector

At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa is an imposing country mansion, set in extensive grounds amid stunning Cumbrian scenery. The Dunbobbin family and their experienced staff ensure a warm welcome and attentive service. The comfortable and well-presented bedrooms vary in style, but all cater well for the expectations of today's guests; some rooms benefit from having patio areas. The bar stocks a wide range of malt whiskies, and the restaurant and bistro offer high-quality, award-winning food. The luxury Garden Spa boasts treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy pool, outdoor hot tubs and thermal rooms.


  • En-suite rooms: 30
  • Family rooms: 9
  • Ground-floor rooms: 10
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Closed: 24–26 December


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 50
  • Indoor parking spaces: 1 (charged)


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Babysitting service
  • Safe play area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Steam room, sauna, salt room, experience shower, hydrotherapy pool, outdoor spa bath
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 38
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 25
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 28


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 60

Getting here

M6 junction 40, A66 towards Brough. Take Appleby turn, immediately right. 0.5 mile to hotel.

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M6 junction 40
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