Birdoswald Roman Fort is one of the best-preserved sites on the route and as well as a fascinating visitor centre, the fort offers sumptuous cakes and hot drinks to warm up after a brisk walk.Image Source History buffs will love a trip to the red-brick castle in the north of Carlisle.
Image Source If you want to guarantee a pair of racing hearts, book in with Eden Rock!
Have a flutter on the horses at Carlisle’s top-class venue.
There are regular themed days and events so make sure you check out the race schedule and maybe even book a booth for you and your date to cosy up in.
On a visit you can stroll through the ground sand visit the dungeon to see the infamous ‘licking stones’ which kept Jacobite prisoners alive back in the day (they used to lick the stones for much-needed moisture.) Image Source This delightful coffee shop will be a great place to spend the afternoon, it’s full of charming character and serves up some homemade treats that you won’t want to resist.
If you’ve scheduled in a morning date you’ll be impressed with their popular breakfast menu.
A bus leaves Carlisle (outside the Citadel) from April to October and you can take bikes on the bus if you so wish.