Sitting just below the border with Scotland, is the beautiful and historic city of Carlisle.
One of the main attractions has to surely be the beautiful Carlisle Cathedral, sitting in the very heart of the city. Year round events are plentiful to keep the whole family entertained and soak up some of the area's fascinating history at the same time.
Another site of historical interest is Carlisle Castles Museum of Military Life. The museum offers a captivating look into Cumbria's Infantry Regiments, past and present. Exhibitions are held throughout the year exploring military achievement in the region.
One you have soaked up all that history, why not challenge the kids to Eden Rock's climbing experience. Building confidence for everyone as you attempt to scale boulders together in a competitive and safe environment.
For those rainy days, visit Carlisle's Laser Quest indoor multi-level maze-like game. You can be assured the kids will love targeting parents and siblings to achieve ultimate victory.
What child doesn't want to do a treasure hunt? Combine a tour of the city exploring all of the main attractions Carlisle has to offer whilst hunting for treasure.
Carlisle is also home to the largest soft play centre in Cumbria, Aztec Soft Play, giving your little one’s hours of endless fun while parents can relax in the on-site bistro. Aztec Soft Play should tire out even the most active children!
Finally, visit AMF Bowling for some great fun! There is an on-site American Hollywood Themed Diner and plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. What's not to love about Carlisle!