Marlborough House

Carlisle, Cumbria

A warm welcome awaits you at Marlborough House in Carlisle. Situated on the north side of Carlisle with close links to the M6 motorway and close to the borders of Scotland, yet only a short distance from the Lake District National Park.
Self Assessed 4 Stars Guest House
Carlisle is ideally located between Scotland and the Lake District in Cumbria, both are within easy reach. The house is situated on the northern side of the city on the path of Hadrian's Wall and National Cycle Routes 7 and 72 pass close by. There are many local facilities including, restaurants, public houses, hairdressers, mini-supermarkets, newsagent and various takeaways. Carlisle is a vibrant, cultured city with lots of modern bars and coffee shops with plenty of historic buildings to see.
    Nearby Points of Interest
  • Carlisle Cathedral (1 mi)
  • Carlisle Cathedral is one of the jewels of North West England and, after standing on the border with Scotland for almost 900 years, it has a lively story to tell. It may not be the best known medieval Cathedral in England, it is certainly not the biggest, but it delights its many visitors.
  • Tullie House Museum (0.75 mi)
  • Carlisle's Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is a meeting point of the History, Nature and Art in one of Britain’s most fascinating regions. The rich collections are a resource of local, regional and national importance.
  • Carlisle Castle (0.5 mi)
  • Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City of Carlisle for over nine centuries. Visitors can explore fascinating and ancient chambers, stairways and dungeons and find the legendary 'licking stones'. Here, parched Jacobite prisoners found enough moisture to stay alive, only to be brutally executed on Gallows Hill.
  • Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (16 mi)
  • Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place for a family day out or as a place to stop and relax if you're walking or cycling along Hadrian's Wall in Cumbria. You can explore the extensive remains of the Roman Fort and the longest continuous remaining stretch of this magnificent World Heritage Site. Inside, the visitor centre has interesting interactive displays and artefacts, as well as a model of the Wall at its full height.
  • The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (52 mi)
  • The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is the oldest, friendliest and longest most scenic railway. The journey takes you from Ravenglass, the only coastal village in the Lake District, through the hills, past seven request stops with a 1:55 gradient at times, to the final destination 7 miles up the line at Dalegarth. The journey was one of Wainwright’s favourites, crossing seven miles of spectacular scenery to the foot of England’s highest mountains in the Scafell Range.
  • Nearby Activities
  • Border City Cycle Hire (1 mi)
  • Border City Cycle Hire will meet your requirements to discover the historic border city of Carlisle and the beautiful surrounding areas by bicycle.
  • Hadrians Cavalry 2017 (14 mi)
  • • The exhibition aims to tell the tale of Roman cavalry regiments.• 10 museums along the Wall will exhibit a range of finely decorated objects, . • Re-enactment events will complement the exhibition at various locations. • On one spectacular weekend a full troop (turma) of up to 30 Roman cavalrymen will come together to perform training exercises.
  • Local Events
  • The Cumberland Show (3 mi)
  • The Cumberland Show, Cumbria's best family day out is held annually at Carlisle racecourse. The show combines tradition and agriculture with a fresh modern focus to create a real celebration of farming, food and countryside. The top quality animals on show offer the best exhibiting experience in the region. The facilities available create a day of quality and value for all involved.
  • Local Amenities
  • The Crown Public House (0 mi)
  • The are three public houses within a short walking distance.
  • Bakery (0 mi)
  • Small local bakery
  • Pharmacy (0.75 mi)
  • Co-op local pharmacy
  • Stanwix News (0 mi)
  • A small local papershop
  • Tandoori Indian Restaurant (0 mi)
  • A delightful local indian restaurant, highly recommended
Carlisle Centre
(1.0mi, 1.6km)

From Carlisle City Centre / Cathedral / Station follow the signs to the A7 heading North. Once over Eden Bridge, Marlborough Gardens is located 4th on the left, which is where you will find Marlborough House.

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Overall rating: 4.7 out of 5
 Overnight stay with a small child. The proprietor could not have been more friendly and accommodating. 
Mary / Jun 17
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Nearby Attractions

Carlisle Cathedral (0.7mi, 1.1km)
Carlisle Cathedral is one of the jewels of North West England and, after st…Nearby Attractions
Tullie House Museum (0.6mi, 1.0km)
Carlisle's Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is a meeting point of the Hist…Nearby Attractions
Carlisle Castle (0.6mi, 1.0km)
Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City…Nearby Attractions

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