Shopping In and Around Appleby:

Appleby is well supplied with top quality, locally produced goods for very reasonable prices, including:

  • Two local butchers’ shops selling excellent meat, homemade sausages and beef burgers
  • Two fishmongers who visit on Fridays and Saturdays
  • A greengrocers selling local fruit and vegetables as well as dairy produce, local honey, herbs and spices, olives, cooking oils, dried beans and much more
  • Two general grocery shops which sell alcohol and newspapers
  • Two well-stocked newsagents
  • A Post Office offering a full range of services (including banking)
  • Cumberland Building Society
  • A traditional sweet shop
  • A delicatessen
  • An award-winning bakery selling hot food and excellent, locally produced food
  • A pharmacy
  • Several gift shops selling home furnishings, luxury toiletries, handbags, scarves and gifts
  • An art gallery… Courtyard Gallery
  • An antique and two second-hand book shops (incl. the Rotary bookshop in the hub)
  • Florist
  • Pet shop
  • A launderette
  • Several hair and beauty salons
  • A business centre, an electrical shop and a travel agents
  • An ironmonger and agricultural engineers,  which sells everything from household soap and wellie boots to coal scuttles
  • Two builders merchants
  • Two large carpet sellers
  • Two ladies clothing shops and a pre-loved dress agency
  • Three well-stocked charity shops

Appleby has a small outside market on a Saturday.