history carlisle castle cumbria
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explore our history & heritage

Carlisle and the surrounding area is rich in history. In the city you can find the imposing Carlisle Castle, Carlisle Cathedral and the family friendly Tullie House Museum & Cafe. Hadrian's Wall runs through Cumbria and Northumbria with many visitor centres along the route. Nearby Lanercost Priory is a fine example of an ancient monastery.

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the great outdoors

The Lake District National Park is within easy reach of New Pallyards, as are Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumbria and the Scottish Borders. Off-road cycling is available at 7stanes at Newcastleton, with the Border Reivers cycle routes for road bikes. Local fishing venues include New Mills Trout Farm.

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The world famous Old Blacksmith's Shop at Gretna Green, a popular destination for those tying the knot, is just a short drive over the border from New Pallyards.

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Family fun & entertainment

Carlisle offers a wealth of attractions including cinemas, pubs & clubs and restaurants plus indoor shopping at The Lanes. The Sands Centre venue hosts shows and concerts all year round. For kids, Walby Farm Park has indoor and outdoor activities galore. For a relaxing lakeside walk, Talkin Tarn near Brampton also has boating and cafe facilities.

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