Carlisle, the Capital of Cumbria
If I were going to live in England, it would be here.
HARD on the border with Scotland, Carlisle has a citadel, a castle, and a 900-year-old cathedral as well as the nearby scenic attractions of the Solway Coast and the Lake District.
Carlisle is also the capital of Cumbria, the most north-western historical region or ceremonial county of England.
The name Cumbria has the same origin as Cymru, the indigenous name for Wales. Some Cumbrian place names, such as Penrith, look Welsh. Other…