Carlisle Bath Train
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Carlisle is the only city in Cumbria and its compact city centre is largely pedestrianised and The Lanes shopping centre is home to around 75 stores. Carlisle's historic centre has a castle, museum, cathedral and semi-intact city walls. The former law courts or citadel towers which now serve as offices for Cumbria County Council were designed by Thomas Telford. The first Citadel building was a Tudor fortification replacing the medieval Englishgate, designed by the Moravian military engineer Stefan von Haschenperg in 1541.
The city has a nickname of the "Great Border City" due to its proximity with the English border with Scotland and is the county town of Cumbria in the north west of England. The city's fortunes were transformed during the Industrial Revolution where milling became an important industry in the town. The city is also home to the University of Cumbria where it has four campuses in the city.
Carlisle is a principal railway station on the West Coast Main Line and is also on other lines that go to Newcastle along the Tyne Valley Line, Leeds along the Settle and Carlisle Line, Glasgow Central via Dumfries along the Glasgow South Western Line which connects Ayr and Stranraer for the Stena Line ferry to Port of Belfast or P&O Ferries to Larne Harbour, and west Cumbria along the Cumbrian Coast Line to Whitehaven, Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster.
Situated in the south west of England and close to the city of Bristol, there is more to do in Bath than its famous architecture and its Roman Baths which have been attracting visitors to the city for a thousand years. For the adventurous types you can take a hot air balloon flight over the city, take in the motorsport at nearby Castle Combe Race Circuit or climb the sheer rock face at Cheddar Gorge. For the family, why not explore the caves of Wookey Hole or see the animals at Longleat Safari Park. Taking things at a more sedate pace, the city’s diverse collection of fascinating museums allows you to unearth everything from where William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus to what was at the height of fashion 100 years ago and how Jane Austen spent her time in Bath. bath is a small city can easily be explored by foot. Most of the main attractions are a short walk from each other so even in one hour quite a number of sights can be taken in. Walking tours are an excellent way to explore the city and provide an excellent way to get to know the city centre. The hop on hop off bus tours are also very popular taking visitors on an informative tour of all the sights, including Royal Victoria Park and the Bath Skyline