Carlisle Vacations

United Kingdom
Carlisle - the Border City - is the main shopping, commercial and industrial centre in the northern half of Cumbria, and a fair amount of southern Scotland. The Romans established a settlement here, primarily to serve the forts on Hadrian's Wall. In the 12th century, King Henry I allowed the …

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Things to see and do in Carlisle

Hectate1 | FlickrFingal's Cave on Staffa
Fingal's Cave on Staffa
andym8y | FlickrFrontiers of the Roman Empire
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Bods | FlickrCarlisle Castle
Carlisle Castle

Reviews of Carlisle

Chris Behr
Chris BehrEdinburgh, UK

I’ve visited Carlisle a few times when passing through. If you’re making the drive down south it’s a great stop-off point, with a decent amount to explore. I’m not sure I’d make a trip here specifically through.

Maarten Freriks
Maarten FreriksDelft

Friendly small city. Good to stay over for a night, but besides a castle, and a museum, not so much to do.

D'Maris Coffman
D'Maris CoffmanLondon, UK

Great, livable city at the Scottish/English border. Close to Hadrian's Wall and a good jumping off point for the Lake District. Nice cathedral and impressive castle too.

Jacqueline R
Jacqueline R

Lots off history here too with the castle to visit and lots of shopping

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