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“Imposing but more information needed”
Review of Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle
Ranked #6 of 48 things to do in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 April 2014

An imposing structure, but not enough information boards helping to bring history to life. I would certainly have appreciated more explanations about the different parts of the castle. Currently, one has to purchase a guidebook in addition to paying the entry fee, but I don’t believe this should be the case.

1  Thank Anna172014
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Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Worth a visit if in the area. Very interesting. Lots of history. In the city so able to visit on public transport easily if need be.

1  Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We visited this museum in Carlisle and were very impressed by the dispalys, some hands on experiences and great for the kid in you (and for the kids too). From Roman history of the area to the natural world, local industry, railways etc.
We spent over 3 hours and didn't see all the it had to offer.
The bonus is that our admission ticket gives you access as often as you like during the following year so plan a few visiys to enjoy it all.
Good pot of tea in the cafe too.

2  Thank John R
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Reviewed 15 March 2014

Not a lot to see, almost no signs, and an insanely complicated set of opening hours to fathom.

The "old ruin" feel is, well, ruined by the large modern buildings inside the walls.

I get the impression from reading other reviews that I perhaps missed something, but the complete lack of signs made it impossible to tell.

1  Thank Simon J
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

What a beautiful Castle within Carlisle. We we're recommend to visit. Well worth a visit to anyone visiting or local.

1  Thank JohnCarterAyrshire
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