Tufton Arms Hotel

A Historic Hotel in Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

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Market Square
CA16 6XA

Tufton Arms Hotel, Appleby-in-Westmorland

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Dating to the 16th century, the Tufton Arms is located in the heart of Appleby, the unofficial capital of the beautiful Eden Valley. A few steps from the hotel front door are Appleby Castle, the historic medieval church, and the shops lining elegant Boroughgate. The Tufton is a listed building, rated Grade II for its historic interest.

The Tufton Arms Hotel is a small, intimate, luxury hotel in Cumbria, situated in the centre of the charming medieval town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Appleby is rightly regarded as the jewel of north west towns with its wide elegant main street Boroughgate, ancient church and grand castle all looped by the River Eden. This historical coaching inn is an ideal place for a break or to continue its age old function as a resting place for weary travellers going to and from Scotland.

Run since 1989 by The Milsom family, the Tufton Arms Hotel was originally a 16th century coaching inn and is now a Grade II listed building rebuilt in Victorian times with tall ceilings creating a sense of space and elegance. A stunning backdrop which Teresa Milsom has used to display her interior design which takes its inspiration from and reflects the ambience, character and charm of the Victorian era. Attractive patterned wallpapers, engravings and prints, heavy drapes, old fireplaces and large porcelain table lamps mix with contemporary fabrics, soft muted tones, modern lighting and bathrooms to create a sophisticated yet rich, classic look at this luxury hotel in Cumbria.

At the heart of our hotel is The Conservatory Restaurant offering fine award winning cuisine complemented by a serious but fairly priced wine list of over 150 bins. One of the best hotels in Cumbria; The Tufton Arms offers you the perfect mix of luxury, excellent food and a warm welcome and is perfectly situated in some of Britain's most spectacular scenery. There are a host of places to visit or outdoor activities to enjoy including fell walking, fishing, shooting, stalking, or golf.

The Tufton Arms Hotel - your hotel in Cumbria for that special occasion.

3 star rating

From: £72.00


  • Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Cots available
  • Wedding Licence
  • Car parking available onsite
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • Limited Hours Room Service
  • Limited room service for hot food
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • Car Parking Available Offsite
  • Disabled Access Public Areas
  • Disabled toilets on ground floor
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair Access To Reception
  • Wheelchair Access To Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Access To Bar
  • Wheelchair Access To Conference Rooms
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Wi-Fi Available In Rooms
  • [Channels] News

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Nearby Historic Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Appleby, St Lawrence Church - 0.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Appleby Castle - 0.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Eden Valley - 2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Rutter Force - 2.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bolton, All Saints Church - 3.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Morland House Gardens - 5.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Morland, St Lawrence Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Acorn Bank - 6.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Brough Castle - 7.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Gamelands Stone Circle - 8.2 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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