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Music, Mon 31 Dec 2018

New Years Eve Party

New Years Eve Party


Bagpipes will be played throughout the castle starting at 6pm whilst guests can enjoy a buffet that will tantalise your taste buds.
At 8pm, The Gershwin Gang will entertain in the Great Hall followed by bagpipes and a jester. Banquet guests will enjoy access to the Great Hall throughout the evening.

At 9pm, The Malice Scourge will open where The Gershwin Gang will play until 11.45 pm interspersed with bagpipes and the jester.

At 12pm, the bagpipes will bring in the new year followed by fireworks from the Keep.

After the fireworks, there will be a disco until 2am.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 31 Dec 2018 18:00


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 31 Dec New Years Eve Party


Appleby Castle


Appleby in Westmorland,
CA16 6XH


Plan route to Appleby Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 684200  Lat: 54.57432 Long: -2.48923

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 10
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair


Unfortunately Appleby Castle is a Grade I listed building and the keep is an ancient monument. For this reason we are unable to erect wheel chair access ramps, although we are looking into a removable ramp. We are unable to offer disabled access throughout the castle.

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