In Carlisle

Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral is one of the jewels of North West England and has been standing on the border with Scotland for almost 900 years

Carlisle Citadel

The two imposing drum towers, prominently located at the southern edge of the city centre, are collectively known as the Citadel.

Carlisle Castle

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.

Sands Centre

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.

The Lanes

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.

Carlisle racecourse

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.


Nearby

Hadrian's wall

Hadrian's wall national trail and heritage centre with new family-friendly museum galleries in a stunning landscape.

Settle railway

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.

Solway Firth

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

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

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.

Lanercost Priory

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

Newcastle Airport is easy to reach by car. The airport is very modern, uncrowded and adorned with restaurants, bars and shops.