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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information



Appleby Leisure Centre

01768 351212


Chapel Street,
CA16 6QR

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Accepts groups

Disabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Centre & Gym

Monday 7.30am - 9.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 7.30am - 9.00pm
Thursday 10.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 7.30am - 9.00pm

Weekends 10.00am - 6.00pm


From the North:
Heading south on the M6, leave at jct 40, signposted Penrith. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A66 signposted Brough. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit still signposted Brough. Continue along this road until you see signs for Appleby - branch left onto the B6542 signposted Appleby. Once in the centre of town, follow the brown tourist signs for swimming pool.

From the South:
Heading north on the M6, leave at jct 38, signposted Appleby. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto the B6260 signposted Appleby. Bear right onto the B6542 signposted Appleby. Once in the centre of town, follow the brown tourist signs for swimming pool.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Appleby station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • 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
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system