A Horrid Tour of Carlisle

Where are the famous licking stones?

Plague,executions, public punishments, imprisonment, daring escapes, curses, raiders and grave robbers. Join our storyteller for a family friendly story walk with a dark twist.


Be warned, you may never see the city the same again!

Why did a Bishop curse Carlisle in 1525?

Tour last approx. 1hr

Recommended ages 7+

Whose escape from Carlisle castle almost caused a war?

Departs from the red post box outside the Old Town hall.

Every Wednesday at 11am in July and August

Booking Essential.

Ticket Information

Booking Essential

Tickets available from

  • www.skiddle.com
  • Carlisle Tourist Information Centre - in person or on 01228  598596