LOCAL ATTRACTIONS / WALKING / CYCLING / VIDEO

Discover a world of times gone by at the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.

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Step back in time and visit Carlisle Castle, one of the temporary addresses of Mary Queen of Scots.

Carlisle Cathedral offers you the chance to view a fine example of Medieval architecture. The 14th century stained glass east window and magnificently decorated ceiling once looked down on the marriage of Sir Walter Scott and his French bride.

Visit Carlisle Racecourse for an enjoyable - and hopefully profitable - day of flat or National Hunt racing.

Enjoy spectacular sunsets, rare wildlife and inspiring views along the Solway Firth salt marshes and dunes - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Walk in the footsteps of the Legions, along the Hadrian's Wall National Trail and around the beautiful surrounding areas or take a trip on Hadrian's Wall Bus, visiting some of the friendly market town and villages along the way.

Visit the fascinating interactive visitor centre at Birdoswald Roman Fort and find out about 2000 years of history in one of the most impressive locations on Hadrian's wall.

Talkin Tarn is a wonderful retreat away from it all. Near Brampton, this beauty spot offers something to suit all ages from the very active to those who like a steadier pace of life.

Discover Pre-Raphaelite treasures in St Martin's Church in Brampton, or the peaceful setting of Lanercost Priory nearby.

Meander through the wonderful countryside around the Eden Valley, or travel a little further afield south to experience the magnificent Lake District and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Relax and enjoy the views from the Carlisle to Settle Railway - the most spectacular railway journey in England.

Fishing - The rivers Eden, Esk and their tributaries are well known for salmon, sea trout and brown trout.

Pony trekking - Kershope Forest is home to the Bailey Mill Riding Centre, and north of the city is the Cargo Riding Centre offering BHS approved tuition.

Water sports - Talkin Tarn offers canoeing, rowing boat hire, wind surfing and sailing.

There's plenty to do at Carlisle's six sport and leisure facilities - including the fine Victorian turkish baths. Whatever your leisure time, Carlisle has something to suit all ages and abilities. For the official overview of carlisle visit Historic Carlisle's website.

Our Accommodation

Eastview Guest House is well located for all Carlisle's tourist attractions making it the perfect place for a relaxing break. To view the high standard of accommodation on offer click here.

We are 4 star rated by the English Tourist Board.