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Head to Wigton to see the Solway Coast

Around 12 miles south-west of Carlisle, Wigton is a small market town in Cumbria which lies blissfully just outside of the Lake District. It sits at the centre of the Solway Plain and is an ideal place from which to explore the Solway Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty home to stunning coastline, rocky cliffs and much more.

Family fun in Carlisle

Whatever your reason for visiting Wigton, you should certainly make time for a trip into Carlisle. The famous city is home to stunning historical landmarks like its 12th-century castle and its impressive medieval cathedral, while there is also fun for all of the family to enjoy at Urban Adventure. The leisure park boasts exciting high ropes courses, a climbing wall and a 75-metre zipwire.

Immerse yourself in the Lake District

Any visit to the north west of England simply would not be complete without exploring the beautiful landscapes and scenery of the Lake District. There's something for everyone in the national park, whether you want to explore towns like Keswick, take a boat trip on lakes such as Ullswater or Windermere or challenge yourself with a walk up incredible peaks like Skiddaw and Helvellyn. Planning a trip to Wigton? Travelodge Carlisle Central Hotel and Travelodge Carlisle Todhills Hotel both offer great value accommodation in the local area.