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A Roam With a Roman: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Hadrian's Wall
"Discover the purpose of Hadrian's Wall learn to understand the men of Hadrian's Wall and view the beautiful landscape of Northumberland National Park on this 2-hour guided walk of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. The start location of the walk is Cawfields as there is a wealth of arc a Milecastle and one of the best preserved sections of the Vallum the defence ditch running parallel resting south of the wall. Cawfields also has some of the best views across the rugged moorland vistas of the Northumberland National Park.Your guide Venutius is a local Celtic Cheiftain
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
"Meet your guide at Windermere Tourist Information Center and board your coach for your day of sightseeing around the Lake District. As you travel listen to your guide talking about the scenic region and its many natural landmarks. Open space and a lack of pollution mean that the area is popular with lovers of the great outdoors and hikers are as much of a feature of the landscape as its photogenic meres and mountains.Travel around Lake Windermere the most famous body of water in the Lake District and then stop to stretch your legs in the charming village of Ambleside with its rural pubs and independent shops. Have your camera at hand for impressive lakeside shots at Rydal Water and continue to Grasmere
From GBP30.00
 
Private Tour of the Lake District from Windermere
"This private tour starts at your hotel in Windermere and heads to the dramatic Langdales and onto the infamous Wrynose and Hardknott passes.After ascending over the passes you continue on to Wastwater the deepest lake in England voted 'Britain's favourite view'. Your next stop is for lunch at the Fox and Hounds at Ennerdale Bridge a community owned pub. After lunch you will continue on through Buttermere and ascend Honister Pass passing by the famous Honister Slate Mine through Borrowdale and onto Keswick.On the return to Windermere you visit the 4000 year old Castlerigg S then drive alongside Ullswater 'the most beautiful lake in England' before ending the tour back in Windermere.""""The tour of the Lake District begins at your hotel and heads to the dramatic Langdale Valley. After spending the morning on the infamous Hardknott and Wrynose passes
From GBP130.00

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The Carlisle Settle Railway

This historical line was the last major stretch of railway built in the UK. It dates from Victorian times and crosses some absolutely beautiful scenery. Several historical station buildings still...
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Carlisle Train Station

I really liked Carlisle when we visited last Easter. This time I was just passing through and was only in the station for a short time after leaving the train from Glasgow and before boarding a train...
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Railway Station

This was a major station on the West coast line and is still impressive. Built in 1847 the 4 tracks that run thourh the centre are spanned by a glass roof and a footbridge.In addition to the mainline...
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Getting There & Around...

We hired a car and drove around the UK... It was easy for us since we are used to driving on the left side of the road, although the strange road signs had us wondering a few times... :)The roads were...
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Carlisle Castle

I combined the castle with Tullie House Museum so i'm afraid my dead camera means I have no photos of the castle's interior. Carlisle castle is very old....but the Romans were there first! A Roman...
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Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle's cathedral is the second smallest cathedral in England (Oxford is the smallest) but that's only because it lost a big chunk of its nave (the central part). The spire blew down and the north...
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Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Murphy's Law dictated that my camera died when I visited Tullie House and the castle, so apologies for the lack of interior photos Tullie House Museum has been sympathetically developed from Old...
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Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre

Carlisle's Old Town Hall stands in the Market Square, painted a pleasing (but totally non-authentic) pale pink. It's nowhere near as old as one might hope. Although there was certainly a building on...
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Citadel

You can't really miss the Citadel. The two huge stone towers which stand either side of English Street, just outside the railway station, completely dominate the view. The towers have an interesting...
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Bitts Park

Bitts park is just behind the castle. It is bordered at the northern end by the River Eden. As it was a hot day during our visit, the park was full of people enjoying the sunshine. Bitts Park has...
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"Carlisle - Border Town"
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"A good base for explorations."
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"The Border City"
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"Carlisle"
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"Around Carlisle"
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