Carlirsle has many attractions and sights to suit every taste and interest. For those with an interest in history and culture, you should take a tour at the award winning Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is the perfect head out to discover the fascinating galleries from the present day back to the Neolithics times.
A must-see while visiting the county of Cumbria is the Roman wall which has been inscribed by its previous dwellers and is now, and has been aUNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Stretching for 73 miles, Hadrian’s wall was the north-west frontier of the Roman empire for nearly 300 years. You can explore today the ruins of bath houses, turrets, shrines, milecastle, ramparts and forts with a breath-taking Cumbria’s landscape.
You can get around the city easily by foot and explore its streets and town surroundings.
There are designated cycle paths through the area for you to be able to get around a little bit quicker
and easier, with no traffic to contend with.
Built in 1847, Carlisle train station is a classic example of neo-Tudor design and is a Grade II listed building. With eight platforms, it’s a busy station that offers hourly services to London, Edinburgh and Glasgow and also serves the Caledonian Sleeper on a daily basis excluding Saturdays.
You can also travel to Carlisle via a domestic flight and the airport is very close to the town centre, located just 6 miles to the east and easily accessible by car or public transport.