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Carlisle Castle is an impressive medieval fortress steeped in history, located in the heart of the historic city of Carlisle. The castle has stood guard over the border for over 900 years, serving as an important military stronghold and royal residence throughout the centuries.

You can explore the castle's rich past, including its use as a prison during the Jacobite rebellion and World War II. The castle is easily accessible by car, train, or bus, and offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding countryside.

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • April 23, 2024 9:21 pm local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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For further information regarding opening times, please visit our website.

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