Appleby is a small town in Lincolnshire, located in the northeast of England (southeast of Yorkshire). Appleby has been home since 1612 to the Appleby Arrows Quidditch team, a member of the British and Irish Quidditch League (QA7).
Appleby was mentioned in the Domesday Book, listed as being under the stewardship of Lord Eskil in 1066. It had a population of 26 households at that time. The current population is just shy of 600.
There are actually several places called "Appleby" in Britain, any of which could be the location of the Appleby Arrows Quidditch team: