The City Tour

The City Tour

The City Tour takes you through the historic streets of Carlisle, whilst trying to bring the ghost of the past back to life through storytelling. Time travel through places such as the site of the largest fort along Hadrian's Wall, the 11th Century Castle, the Medieval Wall's of the City, the Tudor Citadel and the Victorian Workhouse. Hear how Carlisle was involved in one of Britain's worst disasters but marvel at the many innovative ways Carlisle has lead the way in medicine, engineering, sport, politics and diversity.

Duration – allow up to one hour (traffic depending)
Price - £48 for the exclusive use of the vehicle for up to three passengers
Pick up/drop off – outside Crown & Mitre Hotel, Carlisle. CA3 8HZ


  • Uxelodunum/Petriana the site of the largest fort along Hadrian's Wall from 122 AD
  • Castle originating from 1092 AD
  • Cathedral dating from 1122 AD
  • West Walls of the City 12th Century
  • Rickerby Park donated by King Henry 1 12th Century
  • Historic Quarter dating from 1500s
  • Citadel dating from 1500s
  • Railway Station 1847
  • Union Workhouse 1864

Tour Information

Tour Date 08-02-2020 1:30 pm
Price per tour £48.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this tour.