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Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Historically in Cumberland, it is also the administrative centre of the City of Carlisle borough in North West England.
Carlisle is located at the confluence of the rivers Eden, Caldew and Petteril, 10 miles (16 km) south of the Scottish border

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Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, otherwise called Carlisle Cathedral, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Carlisle.
The most significant architectural feature of Carlisle Cathedral is its East Window. The tracery of this window is in the most complex of English Gothic styles, Flowing Decorated Gothic.

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Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle is situated near the ruins of Hadrian's Wall.
The castle is over 900 years old and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British history.
Given the proximity of Carlisle to the border between England and Scotland, it has been the centre of many wars and invasions.

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Tullie House

Tullie House Opened by the Carlisle Corporation in 1893, the original building is a converted Jacobean mansion, with extensions added when it was converted. The museum houses the Human History Collection, most notable for antiquities associated with Hadrian's Wall and the two Roman forts established in Carlisle, as well as a permanent exhibition dedicated to the Border Reivers. (raiders)

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Guildhall Museum

Guildhall Museum was originally a row of shops and workshops attached to a wealthy merchant's house. It is now home to a museum of civic history. For many years, the upper floors of the Guildhall had been used by Carlisle's Trade guilds for their meetings. The eight Guilds (butchers, merchants, shoemakers, skinners and glovers, smiths, tailors, tanners and weavers) began as specialist trade associations, a mixture of trade union, political pressure group and drinking club.

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Bitts Park

Bitts Park  is situated in the centre of Carlisle, at the foot of Carlisle Castle with the River Eden forming its northern boundary and the River Caldew to the west.The fantastic Air Dome structure covers two of the hardcourts at Bitts Park, which enables tennis to be played indoors.
Urban Adventure is a brand new High rope adventure centre in Bitts Park