Local Area

What's in the area?

Ideal for visiting the Historical City of Carlisle, the Castle, Cathedral, the famous Tullie House Museum, Salmon fishing in the Eden or using as a convenient base for trips around The Lake District or the Roman Hadrian’s Wall Country, not forgetting and the Scottish Borders.

Located next to the Reivers cycle route and the long distance Hadrians Wall walk, it’s a great overnight halt on the way north into Scotland, the borders and Edinburgh.  Local offerings include:

  • Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
  • Hadrian's Wall & Birdoswald Roman Fort
  • Lake District
  • Carlisle Racecourse
  • Enjoy a fun day at the races
  • The Sands Centre
  • Lanercost Priory
  • Talkin Tarn Country Park
  • Cumbria‘s Museum of Military Life
  • Eden Valley

We've highlighted some of these local amenities and attractions below, just click a marker to find out more information:
Nearby amenities for Dandy Dinmont Camping and Caravan Park near Carlisle and the M6

Useful distances:

Find out how far away some of the local amenties are by car:

  • ASDA - 7 minutes
  • Cumbria Infirmary - 15 minutes
  • The Sands Centre - 13 minutes
  • Gretna Gateway Shopping - 16 minutes
  • North Carlisle Medical Practice - 9 minutes
  • Carlisle Racecourse - 15 minutes
  • Into the Lake District within - 20 minutes
  • Keswick - 45 minutes
  • Talkin Tarn Country Park - 21 minutes

Important phone numbers:

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Dandy Dinmont, Blackford, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA64EA - 01228 674611
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