Tourist attractions in Carlisle, England
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery (2 miles)
This fantastic building houses considerable collections of fine and decorative art, human history and natural sciences with a wide range of exhibitions and events, all brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery. The award-winning family friendly restaurant serves a variety of snacks and meals, while the Tullie House gift shop is the perfect place to find unique gifts and souvenirs, featuring locally crafted goods.
Address: Castle St, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8TP
Telephone: 01228 618718
Carlisle Cathedral (2 miles)
One of the jewels of the North West, the Carlisle Cathedral has a great story to tell after standing on the Scottish border for almost 900 years. The Priors Kitchen in the Cathedral is perfect for a quick coffee stop and cake to recharge the batteries for the rest of your day.
Address: 7 Abbey Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8TZ
Telephone: 01228 548151
Lanes Shopping Centre (2 miles)
A modern, vibrant and welcoming shopping centre, situated at the very heart Carlisle, The Lanes is the number one shopping destination in Cumbria and the Borders.
Address: Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8NX
Telephone: 01228 529356
Victorian Indoor Market (2 miles)
A great range of stalls under one roof selling everything from meat to vegetables, haberdashery to stationery. Centrally located, the market is a great place for browsing and spotting a bargain or two.
Address: Fisher Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8QZ
Carlise Racecourse (3 miles)
Provides the perfect day out when visiting Carlisle with regular flat and National Hunt racing, themed race days and special evening events.
Address: Durdar Rd, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 4TS
Telephone: 01228 554700
Longtown nr Gretna Green (10 miles)
Ideal for exploring the Scottish Borders. There is a great deal of history around Longtown, which lies at the heart of the “Debatable Lands” and is close to the location of the Battle of the Solway Moss.
The Lake District Wildlife Park (formally Trotters World of Animals) (25 miles)
Wander around the beautiful 24 acre parkland and see over 100 species. Enjoy the magical bird of prey flying displays that have been a regular feature since the park opened, or visit Brian the oldest Lar Gibbon in Europe. The park also features an indoor and outdoor play area, picnic area and café.
Address: Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4RD
Telephone: 017687 76239
Lake Windermere & Lake District National Park (43 miles)
The largest natural lake in England, Lake Windermere. Packed with outdoor activities from walking to fishing or even take a cruise on the beautiful lake itself - it makes the perfect day out. Have a stroll around the lake and admire the array of boats or visit the Brockhole Visitor Centre with its shops, café and gardens – fun for all the family.
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