The Area

Cartref Guest House is only a few minutes walk from the city centre and all local amenities. The Cumberland Infirmary is just 1 mile away. It is within easy reach of The Lake District and Hadrian's Wall. Take a look at our pick of the best things to see and do nearby.

In Carlisle:

Please scan the QR code and that will give you lots of information on Cumbria and the Lake District.

Carlisle Castle:
Explore medieval castle rooms and 19th century military buildings at Carlisle Castle. Open Daily 10am - 6pm.

The Sands Centre:
Cumbria and South West Scotland's premier venue for entertainment and sports.

Carlisle Cathedral: 
The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle.

The Settle to Carlisle Railway: 
A 73-mile railway line constructed in the 1870s, crossing the scenic regions of the Yorkshire Dales and the North Pennines.

Tullie House Museum: 
One of the top places to visit in Carlisle. There you'll find historic collections, contemporary art and family fun in an impressive museum and art gallery.

Carlisle Racecourse: 
The racecourse provides racing every month of the year, staging national hunt meetings from September to April and flat meetings between April and August.

The Lanes Shopping Centre: 
With over 70 stores under one roof, shopping has never been easier!

The Lake District: 
England's largest National Park, home to Scafell Pike.

A market town in the Lake District National Park.

The historic market town is the shopping, business and social centre of Eden District.

Hadrian's Wall: 
A spectacular World Heritage Site, marching 73 miles from sea to sea across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England.

Talkin Tarn: 
A beautiful glacial lake and country park near Brampton.