The Hidden History of Carlisle Citadel

The Hidden History of Carlisle Citadel

Tour Details

Join our Hidden History Tour exploring both Citadel Towers. See remains of the original Citadel built in 1541 on the orders of Henry Vlll; also the Nisi Prius Courtroom in the East Tower. You will also visit the Grand Jury Room, old Cells and former Crown Court in the West Tower.


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The tour lasts 1 hour 45 minutes


Adults – £7
Children (8-15 years) – £4
MyCumbria Card Holders – £2 discount

Complimentary Tea or Coffee voucher for Watts Coffee Shops. Voucher valid until end of September.


You can book by calling Carlisle Tourist Information Centre on 01228 598596 (credit cards accepted). Booking is advisable.

Other Information

The tour is not suitable for very young children. There are many steps and stairways to negotiate.