Churches in Appleby:

Church of England

The Parish Church is St Lawrence, Appleby, contact 017683 51461. The church is open until dusk every day and visitors are always very welcome. The Church originated in the 12th Century and houses the tomb of Lady Anne Clifford. Nearby the vault are the memorials of the Clifford family and her mother Lady Margaret.


Monday to Friday: Morning Prayer 8am, Evening Prayer 5pm.

Fridays: Said Holy Communion 10am.

Sundays: Said Holy Communion 8am, Service with Choir 10.45am.

(Holy Communion 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, Morning Prayer 2nd Sunday, Family Communion 4th Sunday).


The Church of Our Lady of Appleby, contact Father Peter Houghton, 017683 51474.


Saturday: Vigil Mass 6pm.

Sunday 11am.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am.

Holy Days: 7pm


Sands Methodist Church, contact Minister – Rev. John Morton Tel 017683 51244
Secretary – Mrs Linda Taylor Tel 017683 53448 Mob 07969 555773 email
Playgroup – Mondays 9.00 to 11.00 Wendy Walker email
After School Club – Tuesdays 16.00 to 18.00 Jo Goodier email


Sunday: 10.30am and (some weeks) 6.30pm.

Village Churches around Appleby:

Dufton, St. Cuthbert

Dufton Methodist Chapel

Great Asby, St. Peter 

Kirkby Thore, St. Michael  

Long Martin, St. Margaret & St. James 

Milburn, St. Cuthbert

Murton-cum-Hilton, St. John

Newbiggin, St. Edmund

Ormside, St. James

Temple Sowerby, St. James