Cumbria's museums and galleries are some of the finest in the country.  Trails of the Unexpected is a way to explore our significant collections, artworks and artefacts, giving you the opportunity to explore a world of hidden gems.

Here at Tullie House, discover the secrets of the clans that once terrorised the English-Scottish border on this intriguing 2 mile trail through the historic city of Carlisle.  In 60 minutes you can take in the beauty of Carlisle and find out all about its history.

The trail begins and finishes at Tullie House and the map of the trail can be downloaded below.

There are six trails in total.  For further information, or to download the other trails visit 

If you are walking the trail, don't forget to share your finds on social media.  Use #unexpectedtrails on both Twitter and Facebook to show us what discoveries you have found.