Carlisle, United Kingdom
As the county town of Cumbria in the northwest of England, it is located 16 km south of the Scottish border. This town is home to Carlisle Castle and many other historical and cultural attractions. The town is best known for being in close proximity to the Lake District National Park, a popular spot for walking in the region. ... Read more »
- Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
- Guildhall Museum
- Carlisle Cathedral
- Enjoy an evening of fine entertainment courtesy of The Sands Centre
- Watch the Carlisle United football club play at Brunton Park
- Visit the local racecourse to watch horseracing
Carlisle experiences an oceanic climate, with warm summers and cold winters. Temperatures typically reach highs of 19 C in the summer and 6ºC in the winter. Precipitation occurs all year round, but is at its most frequent in the autumn and winter.
Getting There & Around
Carlisle’s nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, located 127 km away. The town is easily accessible from the airport by car, being only a 75-minute drive away; Airport Taxis is the official taxi service for the airport.
The town is well connected by road, with Radio Taxis, Beeline Taxis and Metro Taxis being popular providers of private transport in the town. There is a railway station on the West Coast main railway line, managed by Virgin Trains. The local bus services are operated by Stagecoach North West and Arriva.« Hide