Places of Interest
Standing proud in the city it has dominated for nine centuries,
Carlisle Castle remained a working fortress until well within living memory. It has withstood many sieges, held captive a royal prisoner,
and been home to the King's Own Royal Border Regiment. - Carlisle Carlisle
Discover, experience and enjoy: over 900 years of extraordinary history; our famous starlight ceiling; our treasury exhibition;
active family trails; an oasis of peace and prayer in the heart of the city with beautiful monastic gardens, award-winning café and unique gift shop. - Carlisle Cathedral
Lake District National Park
England's largest National Park is now a World Heritage Site, home to Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere. - Lake District National Park
Windermere Lake Cruises
Windermere is England’s largest lake, in the heart of the Lake District - Lake Cruises are the most popular attraction in Cumbria - Windermere Lake Cruises
Feeling energetic?. Why not walk 1 or more of the Wainwright's,
36 to choose from. - Walking the Wainwright's
Beatrix Potter's House
National Trust Hill Top is a time capsule of Beatrix Potter’s life. Full of her favourite things,
the house appears as if Beatrix had just stepped out for a walk. - Beatrix Potter's House
Kielder - Welcome to the greater outdoors
Home to England’s largest forest and the biggest man-made lake in Northern Europe.
Kielder Water & Forest Park is a playground for cyclists, walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. A haven for wildlife, the best dark skies in England and award-winning art & architecture… Kielder will inspire, surprise and enthral you.
Kielder Water is Northumbrian Water's boat fishery and with over 2,000 acres of water to explore, you can try a different spot every time you fish.
With a fleet of 15 fully equipped motor boats, the huge lake offers exhilarating fishing for both enthusiast and competition anglers alike. - Fishing
Come and find Kielder Viaduct, a dramatic and historic landmark tucked amongst the trees on the edge of Kielder village.
The views of the forest and reservoir from the top are spectacular, and you can walk beneath it to marvel at its soaring skew arches. - Kielder Viaduct
Deep in the heart of Northumberland you can experience a night sky
which is out of this world... - Dark Skies