Few English cities combine history and jaw-dropping landscapes like Carlisle in Cumbria. The ribbon-like lakes and imperious mountains of the Lake District are not far away, while it borders the Solway Coast and North Pennines areas of outstanding natural beauty. And for historical sites? Head to Carlisle Castle and nearby Hadrian’s Wall. See it all with a warm welcome from the top hotels and B&Bs in Carlisle, England, bookable on Culture Trip.