Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle
Carlisle Castle Photo - Neil Boothman - Wikipedia - lic. under CC 2.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Built: 12th-15th century
Condition: Substantially intact
Ownership / Access: English Heritage (open to the public)
Price of Admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Carlisle Castle is situated in Carlisle, in the English county of Cumbria, near the ruins of Hadrian's Wall. The castle is over 900 years old and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British history. Given the proximity of Carlisle to the border between England and Scotland, it has been the centre of many wars and invasions. Today the castle is managed by English Heritage and is open to the public. The castle until recently was the administrative headquarters of the former King's Own Royal Border Regiment now county headquarters to the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and a museum to the regiment is within the castle walls.

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Carlisle Castle Links:

Carlisle Castle On Wikipedia
Castle page at English Heritage

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