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Carlisle Castle

Castle / Fort

Castle Way

Tel: +44 (0)1228 591922

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Carlisle Castle
Standing proudly in the city it has dominated for nine centuries, Carlisle Castle was a constantly updated working fortress until well within living memory. Now its rich and varied visitor attractions reflect its long and eventful history. Even before the medieval castle was begun, this site was an important Roman fortress.

Today, the castle still plays a prominent role in Cumbria as one of its best-loved landmarks. With a new exhibition, a programme of guided tours, a picnic area, a unique gift shop and being so close to Hadrian's Wall, the castle makes for a full family day out.

Carlisle Castle is open every weekend this winter from November 2012-March 2013. The Cumbria Military Museum inside the castle is open to visitors every day.

Opening Times

Nov-Feb (3 Nov 2014 - 8 Feb 2015)

* Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.90 per ticket type
Child (5-15 years)£3.50 per ticket type
Concession£5.30 per ticket type

Prices from March 28 2015

EH Members - Free
Adult - £6.00
Concession - £5.40
Child - £3.60
Family - £15.60

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