Things to do in Carlisle
A vibrant, cultural city with a rich heritage and great location
Are you looking for things to do in Carlisle? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the city.
Known for... Birdoswald Fort
Did you know...
- Her Majestys Theatre in Carlisle was the first Theatre ever to be lit by Electricity in 1880.
- The 1st mainland pillar box went up on Botchergate in Carlisle in 1853.
- The M6 Motorway Rugby to Carlisle is the longest motorway in Britain at just over 226 miles.
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Moffat (36.4 miles)
New Cumnock (60.2 miles)
Selkirk (45.3 miles)
Peebles (53.2 miles)
Edinburgh (73.6 miles)
Northumberland National Park (40.6 miles)
Alnwick (60.1 miles)
Seahouses (69.3 miles)
Silloth (18.2 miles)
Newton Stewart (61.7 miles)
Haltwhistle (19.5 miles)
Alston (20.4 miles)
Corbridge (36.8 miles)
Workington (30.1 miles)
Whitehaven (35.4 miles)
Keswick (21.9 miles)
Lake District National Park (29.5 miles)
Kendal (40 miles)
Penrith (17.3 miles)
Appleby in Westmorland (28.2 miles)
Yorkshire Dales National Park (57.3 miles)