The “Great Border City” Carlisle was a former Roman settlement, established to serve the forts on Hadrian’s Wall

Carlisle is the only city in Cumbria. The city centre is largely pedestrianised and the Lanes shopping centre is home to around 75 stores.

It boasts a compact historic centre with a castle, cathedral and semi-intact city walls, as well as other medieval buildings including the Guildhall and Tithe Barn.

Popular towns & villages in the Carlise area:

Brampton, Carlisle City Centre, Dalston, Longtown

Getting here:

  • By road, Junction 39 of the M6 motorway.
  • By Train: Carlisle Train Station connects directly to the West Coast Main Line which links to London and Glasgow.
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    Tanglewood Barn

    Penton, Carlisle

    7 Nights From: £875.00 (Short breaks available)

    • Bed3
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