Carlisle can be reached by direct trains from many places including London, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds and Birmingham, also from the Cumbrian Coast line. For the most up to date information on all trains to Carlisle go to The Trainline.
Leave the station and bear left heading into Carlisle City Centre, pass B & M Bargain Store and cross at the pedestrian crossing bearing right onto English Street, you will pass Marks and Spencer, House of Fraser and Top Shop on your left, after which the street bears left on to Castle Street. Follow Castle Street past Carlisle Cathedral on the left. Tullie House is at the end of Castle Street on the left, it is about a 15-minute walk from the station.
Leave the bus station turning right onto Lonsdale Street, cross at the pedestrian crossing and continue up Bank Street, turn right onto English Street. At House of Fraser bear left onto Castle Street, passing Carlisle Cathedral to the left. Tullie House is at the end of Castle Street on the left. It is about a 10-minute walk from the bus station. For local Stagecoach buses to Carlisle click here and for Reays buses please click here to plan your journey. If you are traveling from further a field go to National Express for buses to Carlisle.
M6 Junction 44
From the roundabout at Junction 44 follow the A7/Kingstown Road for about 2 miles. At the roundabout (Hardwicke Circus which is adjacent to the Civic Centre Tower Block) take the 3rd exit onto A595/Castle Way. Follow Castle Way/A595 remaining in the right-hand lane, go across the traffic lights, as you come to the roundabout, take the 3rd exit heading back upon yourself. Continue past Sainsbury's and take the 2nd turning on the left beside Carlisle Castle. Then 1st left into Devonshire Walk Carpark.
M6 Junction 43
Leave the M6 at Junction 43, take the 1st exit A69/Warwick Road. Follow A69/Wawick Road for 2 miles. Turn Right at the traffic lights adjacent to the Church onto Victoria Place. Continue to follow Victoria Place for 0.2 miles. At the traffic lights turn right onto A7/Georgian Way, continue along Georgian Way to the Roundabout take the 1st exit onto Castle Way/A595. Follow Castle Way/A595 remaining in the right-hand lane, go across the traffic lights, as you come to the roundabout, take the 3rd exit heading back upon yourself. Continue past Sainsbury's and take the 2nd turning on the left beside Carlisle Castle. Then 1st left into Devonshire Walk Carpark.
SatNav - CA3 8UL
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery can be reached on foot from the Car Park by following the road in front of Carlisle Castle, taking the underpass on the left which will bring you directly outside the Museum main entrance.
To visit Tullie House we recommend that you allow at least 3 hours.