Top Choice Castle in Carlisle

Carlisle Castle

Carlisle's brooding, rust-red castle lurks on the north side of the city. Founded around a Celtic and Roman stronghold, the Norman keep was added in 1092 by William Rufus, and later refortified by Henry II, Edward I…
Museum in Carlisle

Tullie House Museum

Carlisle's flagship museum covers 2000 years of the city's past. The Roman Frontier Gallery explores Carlisle's Roman foundations, while the Border Galleries cover the Bronze Age through to the Industrial Revolution…
Church in Carlisle

Carlisle Cathedral

Built from the same red sandstone as Carlisle castle, Carlisle's cathedral began life as a priory church in 1122 and became a cathedral when its first abbot, Athelwold, became the first Bishop of Carlisle. Among its…
Heritage Railway in Carlisle

Settle to Carlisle Railway

This historic railway route travels from Carlisle to Settle in North Yorkshire and is famous for its views across the Yorkshire Dales.
Museum in Carlisle

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life

Contained inside the walls of Carlisle Castle, this new museum explores the county's proud military history, with weapons, medals, standards, uniforms and other artefacts associated with the region's regiment – from…