Built from the same scarlet sandstone as the castle, Carlisle's cathedral began life as a priory church in 1122, and became a cathedral...
Tullie House Museum
This museum ranges through the city's past, from its Celtic foundation through to the development of modern Carlisle. The highlight is...
Alcoves Cafe Bar
Easy to miss, but this alleyway hang-out off Fisher St is a popular spot for late-night drinks and DJs when you want to evade the...
Prior's Kitchen Restaurant
Carlisle's best place for traditional afternoon tea is in the cathedral's fratry, once used as a monk's mess hall.
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Guildhall Museum information
This tiny museum occupies one of Carlisle's oldest buildings, built for the city's trade guilds during the 15th century. It's currently closed for restoration, but you can still admire the impressive galleried exterior.