Wigton is a popular place to visit while you are exploring Cumbria as many of the city’s main attractions are nearby. Two attractions that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Carlisle Castle and the much-loved Carlisle Cathedral. And don’t miss the Tullie House Museum and Gallery and Green Market.
Vacationers in Wigton, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and galleries of the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick and the John Paul Jones Museum in Dumfries. Pay a visit to the Keswick Musem and Art Gallery in Keswick, to get your fill of art.
Get active in the great outdoors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Stretch your legs at the Caerlaverock Wetland Centre in Dumfries.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Caerlaverock Castle in Dumfries, Ruthwell Cross and the Castlerigg Stone Circle in Keswick. These are much-loved by travellers from all the corners of the globe. Crosthwaite Church in Keswick offer those visiting the opportunity to better understand the role religion has played in the area.
Nearby Brunton Park, Carlisle is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local favorites, the Carlisle United FC, in action. On match days follow the river of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Days Inn Gretna Green, the Hallmark Hotel Carlisle and the Swallow Carlisle are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.