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Carlisle

The northern Cumbrian city of Carlisle has plenty to offer holidaymakers with places of historical interest, loads of outdoor activities and easy access to some of the most rugged and beautiful landscapes in Britain.

You will step back in time when you visit Carlisle Castle, a medieval fortress that is more than nine centuries old and one of the city’s best-loved landmarks. The Castle is close to the World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall, and a walk along the ruins of this Roman construct or a visit to the interactive visitor centre at Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect day out for anyone who enjoys a bit of history.

Wander through the Guildhall Museum, which is located in one of the oldest buildings in the city, for a great insight into the heritage of the area. The Nenthead mines offer a glimpse into the lives of Carlisle inhabitants from years past. Carlisle Cathedral, with its stained glass window and magnificently ornate ceiling, is a stunning example of 14th century architecture and is also one of the city’s most popular landmarks.

For those who wish to explore Carlisle and enjoy a more active holiday, there is a wealth of outdoor activities for visitors of all ages. The nearby Talkin Tarn Country Park offers canoeing, fishing, rowing and other water based activities and there are plenty of fishing spots in and around the city. A walk along a section of the Hadrian’s Wall National Trail is an ideal way to appreciate the stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a great way to explore the region. Carlisle is a popular destination for cyclists and the many routes and paths here are suited to riders of varying capabilities.

There’s so much to experience in this historic city; search for cottages in Carlisle and enjoy a holiday filled with activities and adventures.
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32 cottages are available
  • Bewcastle, near Carlisle×

    Demesne Farm Cottage

    Bewcastle, near Carlisle

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    Ref: 24839
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    Peacefully set on a working farm this cosy holiday cottage has been tastefully refurbished and adjoins the...

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  • Heathersgill, near Longtown×

    New Pallyards Cottages - Brook Cottage

    Heathersgill, near Longtown

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    Ref: UKC241
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location

    A complex of comfortable cottages ideally placed for exploring the Lakes, Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland,...

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  • Brampton×

    The Barn

    Brampton

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    Ref: LQ7
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Luxury Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed

    Visit England ROSE award winner 2016

    In an enchanting position beside a beck with...

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  • Brampton×

    The Mews

    Brampton

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    Ref: W43663
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Washing Machine

    This first floor apartment has been carefully and stylishly restored to show off its Grade II listed character...

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  • Talkin, near Brampton×
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    Ref: 31040
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Talkin Head is a hill farm in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The beautiful old farm...

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  • Gilsland, near Brampton×

    The Ostlers

    Gilsland, near Brampton

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    Ref: 29925
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Rural Location


    Adjoining the main farmhouse and one other holiday home (ref 27790), this comfortable holiday cottage has...

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  • Cumwhinton, near Carlisle×

    Coach House

    Cumwhinton, near Carlisle

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    Ref: W8630
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine

    Rural location

    This former detached coach house stands in its own garden and is furnished and decorated to a...

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  • Irthington×
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    Ref: CC133153
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio
    If you want to be near Hadrian’s Wall then you cannot get closer than this, Bleatarn Park is situated literally on...
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  • Talkin, near Brampton×
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    Ref: 31036
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Talkin Head is a hill farm in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The beautiful old farm...

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  • Talkin, near Brampton×
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    Ref: 31037
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine - Barbecue - No Pets Allowed - Rural Location

    Talkin Head is a hill farm in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The beautiful old farm...

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  • Hayton near Brampton×

    Edmond Castle - The Peele Tower

    Hayton near Brampton

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    Ref: CC133147
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Luxury Property - Garden / Patio - Dishwasher - Washing Machine - No Pets Allowed
    Hayton Castle is the main property on Edmond Castle Estate and is a family home as it was for most of its history,...
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  • Townhead, Hayton×

    Plum Corner, Near Hayton

    Townhead, Hayton

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    Ref: CC133119
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Washing Machine
    A delightful two bedroomed sandstone cottage, originally part of a small holding dating back to 1754, the cottage...
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