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5 - 11 June 2014

Appleby Horse Fair

Travel to the Fair

Travel to the Fair

Staying at the Fair

Staying at the Fair

About the Fair

About the Fair

Welcome to the Appleby Horse Fair website

This is the official site for Appleby Fair set up by public sector agencies who co-ordinate the Fair, to make the event safer and more enjoyable for everyone. The Fair is an annual gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in the town of Appleby in Cumbria, which takes place on the first week in June, from Thursday to the following Wednesday. The best days for visitors who wish to see the fair are Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Latest News

Updates regarding stopping places for Appleby Fair 2014

1 week 3 hours

Update regarding changes to some stopping places for Appleby Fair 2014.

Eight weeks to Appleby Fair

2 weeks 2 days

In eight weeks months, the annual Appleby Horse Fair will begin, with the fair opening on Thursda

Man who overworked mare at Appleby Horse Fair sentenced

6 months 2 weeks

A man who overworked a Skewbald mare at Appleby Horse Fair in Cumbria earlier this year has been sentenced after a case brought by the RSPCA.

Fewer incidents and fewer warnings than ever before – says RSPCA

10 months 2 weeks

The RSPCA says this year’s Appleby Horse Fair* has been the most successful ever from an animal welfare point of view, with fewer incidents and fewer warnings than ever before. It comes as the annual Gypsy and Traveller event, which started on Thursday (6 June), winds down for another year.