Carlisle Holidays

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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Where to stay in Carlisle

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Carlisle, according to other travellers.

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
30/06/2018

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
11/08/2014

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
28/09/2012

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
14/02/2016

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

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