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Appleby Gypsy Horse Fair 2013

May 2, 2013

This year’s horse fair will be held on 6th to 12th June.

The Flashing Lane, Appleby Horse Fair

The Flashing Lane, Appleby Horse Fair

The best days are Friday to Sunday.

Vardos at Appleby

Vardos at Appleby

If you are coming by car you need to get to Appleby early, as parking is limited and the town centre mostly closed to traffic.

There is the Settle to Carlisle railway and buses from Penrith.

Appleby Horse Fair

Appleby Horse Fair

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. May 2, 2013 10:16 pm

    I’ve made a note in my diary – I’d like to finally get there this year.

  2. May 3, 2013 5:06 pm

    Saturday probably the best.

  3. May 3, 2013 7:43 pm

    A few years ago, we had a fabulous time there, walking from a rented cottage along the old roman road to Appleby each day. The horses were grazing along the tracks. Of course there’s the rituals riding into the river and washing the horses. Another world. The photos reminded me, although I’ve got better ones of the driving!

  4. May 4, 2013 7:03 am

    Take care in the flashing lane – one moment full of people who scatter in a second as the horses race through.

  5. May 7, 2013 10:10 am

    Looks great John. Shame it isn’t a little closer đŸ™‚

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