Geography and landmarks
At the top of Appleton is Warrington Golf Club. There is also a large cemetery situated nearby which is named Fox Covert Cemetery. The cemetery has excellent views overlooking the whole of Warrington and is locally called Hillcliffe. This is a very popular vantage point on special occasions, such as Guy Fawkes Night and New Year's Eve.
There are four schools in Appleton: Bridgewater High School, Broomfields Junior School, St Monica's Catholic Primary School and Cobbs Infant and Nursery School.