Appleby is well supplied with top quality, locally produced goods for very reasonable prices.
Low Howgill – Butchers & Deli
ia modern take on a family butchers. Home reared and locally sourced meats. With a selection of fresh sausages, raw and cooked meats, pies and more. They also offer take-aways
- Opening hours: 8am-5pm Mon-Sat
- Delivery order: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 017683 51644
Our local Greengrocers also has a great range of store cupboard essentials as well as quality fresh fruit and vegetables
- Opening hours: 7am-5pm Mon-Fri 6am-3pm Sat
- Delivery orders: Call 01768351418
N&J Dowding Butchers
Traditional, award winning family butchers N&J Dowdings offer locally sourced meat from farms in Appleby and the Eden Valley.
- Opening times 7.30am-5pm Monday-Saturday
- Deliveries & order call 017583 52799 or Facebook @N&J Dowding Ltd.
Appleby Flower Basket
Appleby Flower Basketcreate the perfect gifts in bloom and foliage to choose and order in store, by telephone or online.
They have a range of bouquets and gifts for delivery from £20 upwards and will deliver within the Eden area. All deliveries are made in a safe manner.
- Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-2pm
- Order: Telephone 017683 51511 Facebook @Appleby Flower Basket or online www.applebyflowerbasket.com
Branthwaites of Appleby
lovely general gifts continue to arrive at Branthwaites of Appleby, the quality card and gift shop where you receive a safe and warm welcome from Jo and Debbie
You can browse their beautiful range of sterling silver and costume jewellery, lamps, men’s, women and children’s gifts, cards, calendars and diaries together with other quality and quirky items.
Book an out-of- hours personal shopping appointment, or view a selection of their gifts on Facebook and order by phone or email for free local delivery and paid for postal service.
- Opening hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Sat.
- Orders: Call Jo on 07971295172 email email@example.com or visit Branthwaites of Appleby on Facebook.
Castle Fine Arts
Appleby is home to a unique gallery and artist’s shop, where pigments are created by hand from local stone, and the owner/artist captures the portraits of architecture to create family heirlooms. Castle Fine Arts is a gallery, specialist arts supplies and studio of leading architectural artist Mark Hilsden.
Mark will hand deliver in the Eden Valley area, and also has gift vouchers available. You can also book a private shopping appointment, select online or via telephone.
- Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm
- Order: Online at www.markhilsdenartist.co.uk , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 017683 69257
Stepping into Blue Poppy is like walking into a magical space. From traditional advent calendars to their own range of delicious Blue Poppy candles, you can find that extra special gift inside. View a selection of the stunning stock on their website.
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm
- Orders: call 017683 52860
- Website: www.bluepoppygifts.co.uk
Courtyard Gallery & Wright Roots
The Courtyard Gallery where you can find the very best of local artists’ work, books, jewellery, ceramics and fine coffee and cake.
Andrew and Rosie Wright have work from Polly Marix Evans, Sarah Cemmick, Janice Earley, John Charlesworth and Alan Stones new lithographs.
They offer a delivery service, will email images of items available on request, plus gift & postal wrap items. Gift vouchers are available for the Gallery and Andrew’s genealogy service, Wright Roots.
- Opening hours: Tues-Sat 10am-4pm
- Orders: call 017683 51638 or email email@example.com
- View a selection of stock online at: www.courtyardgallery.co.uk
Jak & Co
For beautiful items for you and your home, Jak & Co is the place to go.
Jak & Co have beautiful soft furnishings, made to measure curtains and blinds, gifts, jewellery, hats, scarfs, women’s clothing and Temple Spa English natural skin care range. There really is something for everyone at Jak & Co.
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm
- To book personal shopping: call 07791 439502
- View a selection of stock and services Facebook: Jak&Co
David Cleator Electrical
Appleby’s electrical shop has all the white goods, TVs, and appliances you need for the home – as well as repair and servicing.
They are a popular place to order a special gift for a loved one – with children living away confident in buying a new TV for their parents or grandparent to have delivered and set up by someone they know and trust.
With their delivery van out five days a week, David Cleator is supplying Appleby and the surrounding area with the practical electrical items we all need.
- Open: Mon- Fri 8am-2pm
- Orders: 017683 51728
H Pigney & Son
H Pigney & Son is more than a hardware shop and petrol station, it has everything from agricultural engineering to fine quality cookery equipment, safety PPE to hammers and key cutting!
Stepping into Pigney’s is like entering the Tardis- so much bigger on the inside.
You can view part of the range of items on sale on Pigney’s website, google store, and Facebook page, and order by phone for free local delivery – with no minimum spend.
Their petrol pumps have fuel attended service – so you don’t have to touch the pump or go inside to buy your fuel – keeping you safer from COVID.
For quality practical gifts and more, visit Pigney’s online or in store.
- Open 8.30-5.30 Mon – Fri, 8.30-4pm Sat
- Visit on Facebook at H Pigney & Son
- Website www.pigney.co.uk
There could never be a better name for Allsorts – as this convenience store does stock almost everything from cleaning products, to toiletries, sweet treats to tinsel.
he friendly team will be on hand to make your visit easy, enjoyable and safe – or call your order and pick up outside.
- Open: Mon-Sat 9am – 4.30pm
- Order: 017683 53725
The pet shop also sells and delivers kindling to raise funds for the local Blood Bikes, raising £2,500 in the past 18 months. Bags of kindling are £7 with £5 going to the charity.
Pets Pantry also offers a free local delivery service on Wednesday.
- Open: Wed 9.30am – 12 noon Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri, and Sat 9.30am-2pm. Check Facebook for late night shopping.
- Order: Facebook Pets Pantry Appleby or call 017683 53754
Appleby Bakery, part of Brysons of Keswick is well stocked to satisfy the sweet tooth.
New stock is coming in all the time, and with an amazing range of chutneys, jam, preserves as well as cups & mugs they can create beautiful gift hampers to order – you pick and they pack!
Telephone or go online to order. Alternatively, pop into the beautiful shop with ample space for social distancing..
- Open Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.30pm Sun 9am-5pm
- Call 017683 51667
- Visit www.brysonsofkeswick.co.uk
Sugar and Spice Sweet Shop
Appleby’s independent, traditional sweetie shop is a magical place all year round, with it’s amazing jars of sweet treats and toys.
When visiting the shop, you will have the place to yourself as entry is limited to one person to ensure safe social distancing. And Charlotte offers a local delivery service.
- Order: Call 017683 98700, visit Sugar and Spice Facebook page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in.
Rotary Book Shop
Appleby Rotary Club maintains a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books which can be seen when The Hub is open.
Give the gift of a book this Christmas. All proceeds are disbursed to Rotary supported good causes.
Rotary also collects spectacles that are no longer wanted (even broken ones) for Vision Aid.
- For further information contact Barry McKay on 017683 52282 or 079 767 19188)
Eden Workshops at Appleby Hub
You can find a wide range of fantastic craft workshops available, delivered following social distancing guidelines.
Providing half and full day workshops from weaving to wirework sculptures, local tutors make guest visits – and there are gift vouchers available for the craft lover in your life.
Craft workshops are run by Right2Work, part of The Oaklea Trust – supporting the work in the local community.
- Book a place: call 07890 017715 email www.theedenworkshop.co.uk
Libra Fashions offers more than ladies and gents clothing, it is the town’s haberdashery store as well.
The fittings rooms are available and items are isolated for 72 hours before being returned to the display to ensure the safety of customers.
Personal shopping by appointment is available, and local delivery within one mile of Appleby town centre.
Gift vouchers are also available and you can view the latest stock on display via the Libra Fashions Facebook page – including prices and sizes available.
Open: Mon – Sat 10am-5pm
Order: via phone 017683 51648 or email email@example.com
View latest stock: Facebook Libra Fashion or www.librafashions.co.uk
Little Shop on the Bridge
The Little Shop on the Bridge has something for everyone; from jewellery to bags to clothing to gifts for friends and family.
Local delivery is available.
- Open: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-3pm
- Order: 07703778724 or 017683 52936.
- Follow on Facebook @Factor33
Appleby Preloved Design
For designer labels and vintage chic, Appleby Preloved Designer Dress Agency is the place to go for quality outfits and accessories.
With an alternation service available as well, you can have an outfit made to fit perfectly – or even have a dress made for you.
- Open: Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10am-4.30pm
- Call 07798 806092 or Facebook Message @Appleby Preloved designer dress agency & alteration service
Discover a treasure trove of collectables and antiques by stepping through the archway next to Stephensons Greengrocers and entering Collectables Boroughgate.
If you are looking for something special, from books to jewellery, fine China and candlesticks, to traditional writing boxes and even a windup gramophone (and 78s to play on it too!) Collectables is the place to visit.
Davina has a wonderful range of silver and tableware including the very popular butter and cake knives for afternoon tea.
Delivery available in the Appleby area.
- Open: Wed-Sat 10.30am-3pm- ish
- Contact: Facebook @ Collectables Boroughgate Appleby-in-Westmorland or call 07958 183901
Appleby Business Services
For all your stationery, print and photography services, Appleby Business Services – ABS is here for you. Now under new ownership and management, the business supplies shop offers photo and full print services alongside professional quality stationary, arts and crafts goods, cards and gift wrappings.
Bruce is an experienced graphic designer and photographer, and is expanding the services provided to designing marketing material and full range of photographic services including weddings, pet and family portraits.
Gift vouchers are available for use in the shop and for photography services – and free local delivery on certain items.
- Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-5pm
- Order: 017683 52529 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open seven days a week, to deliver our magazines and newspapers, Dent’s Newsagents offers a wide range of festive cards, gift wrappings and local present ideas.
A one-way system is in place in the shop, however you can have your newspapers and magazines delivered seven-days a week.
- Open: Mon – Thurs 5am-3.30pm Fri 5am-5am Sat 5am-3.30, Sun 5am – 12noon.
- Order: 017683 51411