History & Mystery at Carlisle Castle Tour

Tour Details

We invite you to Join one of our occasional special guided tours, a real ‘tour de force’ presented by tour guide Ian Robson.

Hear about the fabulous history of Carlisle Castle, one of our city’s most iconic Grade 1 listed buildings. From William II to King David I and Edward I, to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite uprising.

You will also hear about the Civil War and the Siege of Carlisle, Mary Queen of Scots, and the notorious Border Reivers.


22 June 2024Saturday1pm


The tour lasts 2 hours


Adults – £8
Children (8-15 years) – £4

Joint entry fees to the castle and Military Museum are still applicable. Entry is free if you are an English Heritage Member.

Receive a voucher for a complimentary house tea or regular coffee at a Watts Coffee Shop.

£2 Discount for MyCumbria members and 4 guests.

Guided tours of the Castle can be arranged for individuals or groups.


Call Carlisle Tourist Information Centre on 01228 598596. Booking is essential.