Watched over by the great medieval fortress of Carlisle Castle, Carlisle offers a range of shopping and leisure activities to discover. Be inspired at the Tullie House museum, or if you fancy taking things up a notch with the kids we recommend enjoying an interactive adventure game of laser tag set in a thrilling sci-fi world at Laser Quest!
Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life tells the story of Cumbria’s County Infantry and its soldiers past and present. Telling the intertwined story of 300 years of a British Infantry Regiment through state of the art audio/visual displays and dioramas including a Second World War trench. Find out what life was like for ordinary people doing extra-ordinary things. See the bible that stopped the...
Situated in the heart of the city’s historic quarter, Carlisle Cathedral offers a unique experience for all ages. Friendly guides are available to help you make the most of your time. Children will enjoy our Brother Herbert I Spy Mystery Trails.
Considering its long and bloody history it’s remarkable that Carlisle Castle is still standing at all - let alone in such good shape - complete with tower, dungeons, portcullis, moat and keep.