Carlisle Cathedral is one of the jewels of North West England and has been standing on the border with Scotland for almost 900 years
The two imposing drum towers, prominently located at the southern edge of the city centre, are collectively known as the Citadel.
One of its best-loved landmarks. It now has a new exhibition, a programme of guided tours, a picnic area, and a unique gift shop.
A premier venue for sport and entertainment. Orchestras, theatre, opera, ballet and recording artists.
Tullie House Museum
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery is Carlisle's finest visitor attraction, and houses considerable collections of fine and decorative art, human history and natural sciences.
A modern, vibrant and welcoming shopping centre, situated at the very heart Carlisle, The Lanes is the number 1 shopping destination in Cumbria and the Borders.
Horse racing in Carlisle dates back to at least the 16th Century and each year Carlisle Racecourse holds the Cumberland Plate and Carlisle Bell races.
Solway aviation museum
Solway Aviation Museum is home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artifact’s and displays reflecting Britain’s position as a world leader in aircraft design and innovation at the dawn of the jet age.
Hadrian's wall national trail and heritage centre with new family-friendly museum galleries in a stunning landscape.
Probably the most scenic railway journey in England. The 72 mile route from Carlisle to Settle goes through the magnificent Yorkshire Dales.
The Lake District
England's largest National Park includes Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, and Wastwater - its deepest lake.
The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) was designated in 1964 and stretches from Rockcliffe in the north to Maryport in the south.
Eden is a beautiful corner of Cumbria in the north of England, taking in the lakes and mountains around Ullswater, part of the Lake District National Park. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Gretna Gateway has 50 stores and 5 cafes offering outstanding quality and value every time you visit. Open 7 days a week 10am to 6pm, including most Bank Holidays.
Standing close to Hadrian's Wall, the Priory suffered frequent attacks during the long Anglo-Scottish wars. There is still much to see in this best-preserved of Cumbrian monasteries.
Newcastle Airport is easy to reach by car. The airport is very modern, uncrowded and adorned with restaurants, bars and shops.