From student accommodation to study centres, Carlisle can offer a choice of cheap hostel accommodation for those travelling on a budget.
Adjacent to the castle are the Old Brewery Student Residences which provide accommodation for visitors during the summer holidays. The single rooms are complemented by excellent amenities including TV lounge, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and bicycle storage, and are an ideal choice for those looking to stay in comfortable surroundings on a budget. The flats are a short distance from the city centre and are a great option for a cheap summer break in Carlisle.
On Hadrian's Wall is Birdoswald Study Centre overlooking the remains of a Roman fort. The 17th century farmhouse provides 4-star hostel accommodation on a self-catering or full board basis (groups of 15 or more). There are 7 bedrooms of varying size, including one on the ground floor with disabled facilities.
At a glance
Bridge Lane, Caldewgate, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 5SR, tel: 01228 597352
Tourist Hostel with 70 bedspaces £24 prpn
We are a halls of residence situated on the river Caldew, next to Carlisle Castle. Only a few minutes walk from the centre of Carlisle. Close to The Lakes, Hadrian's Wall and The Scottish Borders.
Boustead Hill, Burgh-by-Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 6AA , tel: 01228 576398
Bunkhouse with 1 bunk £10 pppn
Converted farm stable into a bunk barn with downstairs kitchen and sitting area. Upstairs sleeping area with shower and toilet. 6 miles from Carilsle, on Hadrian's Wall Path and cycle route. A handy place to stay on way north or south.