Carlisle is Cumbria's only city, located in the north-west of both Cumbria and England as a whole. With a history dating back to being established by the Romans as a settlement during the building of Hadrian's wall, the town became an important military base during the later medieval period due to its proximity to Scotland, containing a high medieval castle. The home of the University of Cumbria and a historic milling town, Carlisle provides ample things to do and see for the whole family. Historians and budding history buffs alike will love the Tullie House Museum, as well as the local Castle and Birdoswald Roman Fort. Foodies have access to a range of restaurants and cafes, from pizza and Greek food, to posh pub grub. With a Laser Quest, Golf Course, health centre and ice rink, those who like to get a active or outdoors will also find plenty to do. Carlisle also plays host to a whole range of shops, from the high street staples to farm shops selling local produce. Carlisle has several schools, both primary and secondary, as well as nearby independent school. A delightful place to live, Carlisle offers a whole range of properties for sale , from expansive country houses to cosy terraces and perfect family homes.