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This area of Cumbria has some 73,000 inhabitants.
This destination is 260 miles northwest of the national capital, London. It's also approximately 9 miles southeast of Gretna.
Ensure everyone has a great time by visiting a few of the child-friendly activities of the area. Kids and adults alike will love A World in Miniature Museum, AMF Bowling and Magic Castle.
When you feel the urge to be outside, pack some lunch and settle down in a quiet corner of Bitts Park.
Outdoor adventurers should be sure to check out Watchtree Nature Reserve.
For something a bit more educational, spend an afternoon at some of the area's excellent cultural establishments. The best ones are the Carlisle Guildhall, Tullie House Museum and Gallery and the Solway Aviation Museum.
Many travelers enjoy spending a few hours gawking at Carlisle Castle, a fascinating cultural monument that has been standing for centuries.
When traveling, we are constantly encountering different traditions and religions. Spending a day taking in the tranquil surroundings of Carlisle Cathedral, St Mary's Church or the Carlisle Masjid is a nice way to see this destination's spiritual side.
Green Market is a vibrant local retail zone, crammed with fashion, accessories and grocery shops.
One of the most popular performing arts houses in town is the Sands Centre. Following the performance, head off to one of the close-by restaurants and try the regional cuisine.
If you're looking for another activity in the Carlisle area, make time to see the Carlisle Racecourse.