Visit the 900 year old castle which was the scene of many historical episodes in British history and was the last fortress in British history to undergo a siege
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
A fantastic varied museum with fun, innovative exhibits of the Roman period, natural history of the region and local life.
Watchtree Nature Reserves
Enjoy the walks and views of the Wildflower meadows, woodland & wetland habitats protected for the benefit of local wildlife.
Offers a huge range of climbing and training facilities with one of the biggest and best indoor bouldering walls in the UK.
Solway Aviation Museum
Is an independently run aircraft museum located at Carlisle Lake District Airport in Cumbria.
Enjoy the various walks and tours along the ancient Roman wall. Its high position offers amazing views over the surrounding countryside.
Cumbria's Museum of Military Life
Covering over 300 years of military history of the 34th, 55th Regiment of foot & border Regiment, King Irwin Royal and even the currently serving regiment the Duke of Lancaster’s. Serving children and adults alike.
Bitts Park Tennis & Recreation Area
Offers a host of activities for all of the family! Outdoor parks and playgrounds and tennis coaching programme for all ages from tots through to adults to inclusion and wheelchair/amputee sessions.
Talkin Tarn Park
In this glacial lake and country park you can explore ancient woodlands, easy footpaths and glacial tarns. At times private fishing and boating is available. Enjoy the stunning views and other fun activities!
Showing all the latest mainstream movies are shown at this state-of-the-art chain cinema with family deals.
Without needing to drive anywhere, you can take lovely walks along the river Eden .
A park offering a boating lake & seasonal miniature railway, plus football pitches, kids' play areas and more.
Walby Farm Park
This park offers a jampacked fun day with their children's adventure play area, tractor rides, hands-on interaction with the animals and an on-site cafeteria. Winning Cumbria's award for all-weather attraction.
Built in the 17th Century and currently in the process of being restored to its former glory, Kirklinton Hall sits on a 12 acre site that features a beautiful part-walled garden.
Cumberland Bird of Prey Centre
Provides wedding ring delivery by bird of prey, falconry and hawking courses, activities, corporate events, shows and displays as well as film work throughout northern England and southern Scotland.
Laser Quest Carlisle
Hidden under the old Carlisle Jail the Laser Quest Sci-Fi Labyrinth consists of post-apocalyptic catwalks, mazes, swirling fog, music and UV lighting. There is also escape room activity within the building.
House of Malt is an independent purveyor of the finest spirits available. Founded in 2016 with the goal of helping the UK to find the most delectable, beverages.
This truly amazing museum contains one of the world's top three collections of quality miniatures, with everyday items at sizes you just won't believe!
Brunton Park is a football stadium and the home of Carlisle United. It is situated in the city of Carlisle, Cumbria and has a certified capacity of 18,202.
Carlisle Cotemporary arts
This gallery is a must see for all those interested in contemporary arts. There artists on site and workshops on certain days of the week.
High Ropes Adventure in the city centre in Carlisle. Includes 8m & 4m aerial trek, zip wire, fan descender and climbing wall plus infant ropes course.
The Bannatyne Spa
The Bannatyne Spa Carlisle will help you escape, rejuvenate and harmonise body and soul with indulgent spa therapies and beauty treatments. Our luxurious relaxation area with four water beds are perfect to lounge in before or after your treatment.
The Lanes Shopping Centre
With over 60 stores under one roof including Primark, Debenhams, Next, River Island, Deichmann, New Look and H&M plus a range of specialist shop and a 600 space Park Mark awarded car park above the centre, shopping has never been easier!
A modern night out with a great bar, really friendly staff, freshly cooked a la carte food and the best bingo from 7pm (7:30 and 8:30 as well)
Private Swimming pool available to hire exclusively for your group. Lovely warm water set at 32 degrees with wide roman steps making it ideal for children and those less able. Located in rural surroundings only over looked by the occasional grazing horse.
Bewcastle Cross and Museum
This museum displays panels and images covering the hundreds of years of Bewcastle history.
Head down to Annan Beach in South Scotland, a great marsh and shingle beach that’s perfect for a seaside stroll. This beach is perfect for a family day out, and if you’ve got little animal lovers, it’s perfect for trying to spot some wildlife, in the air or in the sea. The beach is backed by some fields too, so you and the kids will be able to enjoy this lovely rural space.
Gretna Green Outlet Village
Gretna Gateway Outlet Village is a shopping village with a difference. Offering over 50 designer and high street favourites, with discounts up to 60% on RRP. Stores include Molton Brown, Skechers, Gap, Nike, M&S, Jeff Banks and The Perfume Shop.
Famous Blacksmiths Shop
Famous for runaway weddings since 1754 Gretna Green is a wonderful place to get married in and visit. The Famous Blacksmiths Shop is steeped in history and has been standing since 1713 making it the earliest venue in the area for weddings.
Spoilt Spa at Smiths
Spoilt at smiths...salon with day spa ethos. The only boutique salon with day spa ethos in the area which strives to provide both quality service and innovative treatments with immediate and progressive results.
Visit Merkland Cross which is one of the best preserved medieval wayside crosses in Scotland.
An impressive structure, the Courtship Maze is shaped like a pair of interlocking wedding bands covering a space of 70m x 40m and built from stone.
The Devil's Porridge Museum
Discover the remarkable wartime story of the Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth and the extraordinary lives of the Munitions Girls.
Cumbria's First Virtual Reality Arcade, opened in June 2019! We host various types of games and experiences from Educational to F1 racing,
The historic distillery has been through 3 whisky making eras and a period when it was used in farming.
Red Herring Escape Rooms
New & exciting real-life escape room experience. Locked in a room with only 60 minutes to escape. Use IQ & eye-clues to fathom & solve puzzles.
Gretna Green, Keswick, Penrith and the lake District
Gretna Green is a 10 min drive from the property. The Lake District, Penrith and Keswick are only 40 mins!
Welcome to England's only true mountain forest. Whinlatter is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.
EATERIES AND FAST FOOD
Enjoy the most delicious, authentically cooked Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine from our Carlisle takeaway.
Timmy's Bar & Kitchen
Vegan dining with music in comfortable surroundings
Anatolia Turkish Mez Bar & Restaurant
Delicious Turkish Food!
Alexandros Greek Restaurant and Deli
Heavenly Greek Food with a British twist.
Lounge on the Green
Lounge On The Green is a relaxed, informal, fine dining restaurant with an emphasis on local, seasonal and sustainable food.
Spider & Fly
The Spider and Fly is an award-winning Carlisle Bar & Kitchen open five days a week.
Mammas Fish Restaurant
Delicious fish and chips takeaway
In The Meantime
We pride ourselves on offering the finest Vegan & Gluten Free Cuisine in Carlisle, with an extensive range of quality local & International beers & spirits.
With it's 4.9 star rating the Rock is definitely a place to eat!
A taste of Sicily. This restaurant is one that will be revisited many times!