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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.

Carlisle Attractions

  • Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery
  • Guildhall Museum
  • Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Activities

  • 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 Climate

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.

Hotels in Carlisle

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1 Angus Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5

14-16 Scotland Road Map

Combining pleasant atmosphere, quality amenities as well as attractive location, The Angus Cumbria Hotel is an ideal choice for both leisure and business travellers. Holidaymakers can pay a visit... More

2 Cumbria Park Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5

32 Scotland Road Map

Located in a quiet suburb of Carlisle, just a 10 minute walk from the city centre, this family-run Victorian Hotel offers cosy accommodation with free Wi-Fi and parking.The property is composed... More

From US$63

3 Hallmark Hotel Carlisle

3 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

Court Square Map

An elegant and luxurious property, Hallmark Hotel Carlisle enjoys a favourable location, ensuring that you relish every moment of your vacation. GeneralHallmark Hotel Carlisle is an ideal venue to... More

Night away with wife
Great location particularly when travelling by train. Handy for pubs and shopping too. Very nice reception area and bar. Rooms are tired and in need of refurbishment, and high dusting is not the...
4 Feb 2015

4 CBH Smiths at Gretna Green

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Old Blacksmiths Shop Map

Assuring courteous service and quality amenities, the Smiths At Gretna Green Classic Hotel prides itself as an ideal location for business and leisure travellers. GeneralThis property has first... More

5 Gables Hotel

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

1 Annan Road, Map

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, the Gables Hotel makes you to feel very comfortable and takes care of your every need to enjoy the best that Gretna has to offer. GeneralThe property... More

From US$141

6 Mill Forge

3 stars
3.0 / 5

Kirkpatrick Fleming Map

Sunday Saver

This delightful family run hotel is nestled amidst the rolling South Scotland countryside minutes from the M74 and near to Carlisle it offers great food free parking and a thoroughly warm... More

From US$64

7 Days Inn Gretna Green M74

2 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

Welcome Break Service Area Map

A warm Scottish welcome awaits you at theDays Inn Gretna Green M74 where the beautiful surroundings and pleasant environment are sure to please you. GeneralThe region has a lot to offer at your... More

Road trip
What you would expect for a Motorway hotel. We stayed here because they were pet friendly. The staff were very good. Loved the power shower the only thing I could moan about was the fan in the...
10 Mar 2015
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