Carlisle – Secret City Walking Tour

Tour Details

A relaxed and easy walking tour around the heart of the historic city of Carlisle. Introducing you to many of our heritage buildings; the Guildhall, The Cathedral, West Walls and Carlisle Castle. Discover some surprising stories and gruesome facts about the Carlisle’s 2000 year history.

Many events in Carlisle’s history happened during the wintertime so we also have a Winter City Walking Tour, see below for dates.


Dates marked in red have been cancelled due the COVID-19

5 April 2021Monday1pm
3 May 2021Monday1pm
31 May 2021Monday1pm
5 July 2021 – New dateMonday1pm
12 July 2021 – New dateMonday1pm
19 July 2021Monday1pm
26 July 2021Monday1pm
2 August 2021Monday1pm
9 August 2021Monday1pm
16 August 2021Monday1pm
23 August 2021Monday1pm
30 August 2021Monday1pm
6 September 2021 – New dateMonday1pm
13 September 2021 – New dateMonday1pm
The Winter City Walking Tour
18 December 2021Saturday1pm
8 January 2022Saturday1pm


Tour lasts 1 hour 30 minutes and leaves from Carlisle Tourist Information.


Adults – £7
Children (5-15 years) – free
MyCumbria Card Holders – £2 discount

You will receive a voucher for complimentary Tea or Coffee by Watts Coffee Shops.
Voucher valid to end of September.


You can book by calling Carlisle Tourist Information Centre on 01228 598596. (Credit cards accepted)

Please contact Carol direct to book during Covid restrictions

Other Information

Meet your Tour Guide at the red post box in front of The Old Town Hall.