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Appleby Fair 2023

Appleby Horse Fair

Travelling to the Fair by Car or Coach

Traffic management in Appleby Town Centre during the Horse Fair 

Highways changes are in place in Appleby town centre during the Horse Fair which aim to make the event safer. For more information see our Map which includes details of car parks.

Where can I park my car?

There are plenty of car parks in Appleby, including the Castle and Appleby Grammar School (at the weekend), so whichever direction you approach from (South, East or West) you will get parked. Please see the Map provided by the Co-ordinating group for details.

How much is the parking?

It tends to vary between £5.00 per car per day and £10.00 per car per day. This is because each car park is owned by different owners, and some car park tenants pay rent.

I am bringing a coach of visitors - where do I park?

There is space for two coaches to drop off outside the Moot Hall in the town Centre.

There is space at Appleby Grammar School for 6 coaches on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday) for parking. Please contact the Grammar School on 017683 51580 to pre-book.

There is a fee to park a coach or car at Appleby Castle please ring Peter Bass on 07593 661 7775. 8am-8pm.

I have a disabled parking disc - where should I park?

There are some disabled parking spaces at the Moot Hall in the centre of town. If you wish to park up nearer the field, please speak to the Police on duty.