Carlisle Castle, Cumbria, England. Near the ruins of Hadrian's wall Carlisle Castle has stood for over 900 years and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British History.

Carlisle Castle, Cumbria, England. Near the ruins of Hadrian's wall Carlisle Castle has stood for over 900 years and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British History.

Castle Howard - near York, North Yorkshire, England. The private residence of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years, construction of Castle Howard took over 100 years to complete beginning in 1699. The 3rd Earl of Carlisle enlisted the help of his friend, dramatist John Vanbrugh, who never having built anything before, recruited Nicholas Hawksmoor to assist him in the practical side of design and construction.

Castle Howard - near York, North Yorkshire, England. The private residence of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 years, construction of Castle Howard took over 100 years to complete beginning in 1699. The 3rd Earl of Carlisle enlisted the help of his friend, dramatist John Vanbrugh, who never having built anything before, recruited Nicholas Hawksmoor to assist him in the practical side of design and construction.

Carlisle Cathedral in Cumbria, England, founded in 1122 and one of the smallest cathedrals in the UK

Carlisle Cathedral in Cumbria, England, founded in 1122 and one of the smallest cathedrals in the UK

View From The Keep....  View of Carlisle Cathedral from the Keep at Carlisle Castle

View From The Keep.... View of Carlisle Cathedral from the Keep at Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle  The most grim of all castles we visited in England. Stones from Roman wall with Roman writing in castle, fascinating.

Carlisle Castle The most grim of all castles we visited in England. Stones from Roman wall with Roman writing in castle, fascinating.

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