Things to do in Carlisle


Visiting Carlisle offers a captivating blend of history and modernity. Explore the imposing Carlisle Castle and the ancient Cathedral Church of Saint Mary. Dive into the city's past at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery. Nature lovers can enjoy the serene beauty of parks like Bitts Park and the River Eden. Don't miss a walk along Hadrian's Wall for stunning views and a peek into Roman history.

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Attraction
Free

Carlisle Cathedral

A magnificent medieval cathedral, offering awe-inspiring architecture, serene ambiance, and a glimpse into centuries of spiritual heritage.

Aztec Soft Play
Activity
From £4

Aztec Soft Play

We can guarantee your children will have a fantastic time with us at Aztec Soft Play.

Attraction
Adults £15

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

Discover a treasure trove of history and art. Engaging exhibits, interactive displays, and stunning artworks await exploration.

Attraction
Free

Bitts Park

Bitts Park offers serene walks along the river, playgrounds for kids, and spacious greenery for picnics. A peaceful retreat in the heart of the city.

Activity
Adults £4.20

The Sands Leisure Centre

A prestigious leisure and entertainment venue in the heart of Carlisle. We've just invested over 250,000 to make the gym even better.

Attraction
Adults £15

Carlisle Castle

An imposing fortress steeped in history, offering a glimpse into centuries of military heritage and featuring captivating exhibitions.

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life
Attraction
Adults £4.95

Cumbria's Museum of Military Life

An immersive journey through military history, showcasing exhibits and stories that honor the bravery and sacrifice of soldiers past and present.

AMF Carlisle
Activity
Adults £5.85

AMF Carlisle

Looking for a fun-filled activity that's perfect for any age or ability? Strike it lucky & go bowling!

Activity
From £4

Eden Rock Carlisle

A vibrant indoor climbing center offering thrilling challenges for climbers of all levels, with diverse routes and a welcoming atmosphere.

Attraction
Adults £11.45

Walby Farm Park

Enjoy a fun-filled day with family and friends. Explore farm animals, indoor and outdoor play areas, and seasonal events for unforgettable memories.

Attraction
Adults £7

Soloway Aviation Museum

Home to a collection of aircraft, aviation artefacts and displays reflecting Britain's position as a world leader in aircraft design.

Talkin Tarn Country Park
Attraction
Free

Talkin Tarn Country Park

A tranquil oasis offering scenic walks, boating, and picnicking amidst lush greenery and the shimmering waters of the tarn.

Happy Hooves Stables
Activity
Adults £22

Happy Hooves Stables

We provide high quality riding lessons, hacks, equine therapy and pony days to both children and adults.