With almost a week spent on construction the replica of Carlisle City Castle’s walls is starting to come together ahead of the bonfire celebrations tonight.
With commanding views of the River Caldew and beyond a new flood information sculpture has been installed in Carlisle. It features six curved metal fingers fanning out from a central round metal post.
The Irish Gate Bridge in Carlisle was closed this morning with barrier tape and signs preventing access.
Discover Eden is the heading on a 2m long stone we found this morning at the Linstock end of Rickerby Park. Currently the stone is laying down, resting on some wooden blocks. This single stone has been left here to give an idea of a proposed art installation for Carlisle. Seven stones, cut from rock […]
Gilsland straddles the county boundaries of Cumbria and Northumbria and features some of the best bits of Hadrian’s Wall we have seen so far on our expeditions.
Happy New Year from Charlie and I. We hope you had a safe night and were not too scared by any fireworks overnight. We have been out this morning for a walk by the side of the River Eden. The frost has made the ground very firm so we kept quite clean and as […]
This morning my Dad noticed that the Carlisle blister has returned. In sight of Carlisle Castle the cover offers dry facilities for tennis players on the public courts. According to the Carlisle Council website the Bitts Park tennis air dome was put out of operation after vandals slashed the polythene around 30 times on Monday, […]
A free pocket-sized walking and cycling guide for Carlisle was launched recently. Funded by Cumbria County Council, Carlisle City Council, Friends of the Lake District, Capita, the Environment Agency and Carlisle Renaissance, the map is aimed at encouraging people to walk and cycle both as a way of getting to work, school, the shops and […]