Carlisle

Town: Carlisle
Region: Solway Plain
County: Cumbria

CarlisleAs the most popular historic city in Lake District National Park, Carlise sits in a prime location on the border of England and Scotland. The proud city embraces its rich heritage and provides a superb location for any holiday goer looking for a cultural, historical holiday set within beautiful scenery.

Breathtaking walks are extremely popular in Carlise as it's engulfed by parkland and rugged scenery. Hadrians Wall stretches 80 miles across the National Trail Path and is a great place to start your walking. Many picturesque views and information is available on the walk along with Birdoswald Roman Fort nearby.

If you prefer to stay in the city, you'll find plenty of popular attractions including an award winning art gallery, castle and cathedral - aong with the famous Tuile House museum. The City centre itself has plenty of local cuisine along with modern restaurants, pubs, cafes and bistros. Shopaholics will get their fix within Carlise as the pedestrian centre offers an ideal location for plenty of shops and festivals travelling throughout the town.

Due to its location on the border of Scotland and England, there is a unique merge between the two cultures. With plenty of transport connections, Carlise is almost a must-see within the Lake District.

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