The Gruesome Tour

The Gruesome Tour

The Gruesome Tour is for those who like the blood and gore of the past. The tour goes back in time to see places and hear stories of public executions, historic murders, life in a Victorian lunatic asylum, government controlled experiments, Victoria Cross WW1 war heroes, death, disease and bloody battles between England and Scotland.

Duration – allow up to one hour (traffic depending)
Price - £52 for the exclusive use of the vehicle for up to three passengers
Pick up/drop off – outside Crown & Mitre Hotel, Carlisle. CA3 8HZ


  • Castle first created in 1092 AD
  • Cathedral from 1122 AD
  • Historic Quarter dating from 1500s
  • Citadel originating from 16th Century
  • Gallows Hill, the site of public executions up until 1800s
  • Union Workhouse 1864
  • Cumberland and Westmorland Lunatic Asylum 1862
  • Murder House 1957
  • Victoria Cross recipients
  • Cemeteries and burial sites

Tour Information

Tour Date 01-07-2019 1:00 pm
Price per tour £52.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this tour.