Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

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Carlisle Castle
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This castle has been guarding this spot of Cumbria for about 900 years. But there’s a been fortification here for even longer, as the Romans built a large fort here in AD72.

Mary, the Queen of Scots, was held in a tower at Carlisle Castle. You can visit the tower on your visit, and also King Richard III’s bedroom.

Planning your visit
Facilities
Toilets
Baby Changing
Pushchair Friendly
Accessible
Dogs Welcome
Picnic Area

There is only registered-disabled parking at the castle. Alternative parking is in the town.
Pushchairs are welcome but can be difficult with all the steps. Baby changing facilities are only in the female toilets.
Dogs are welcome, but only on the grounds, not in the buildings.

Remember that if you are visiting multiple English Heritage properties within a year, then you could save with an English Heritage membership.

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Here’s where you can find Carlisle Castle.

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