Welcome to Carlisle! It is a city that borders the the town of Cumbria and is also located at the confluence of the rivers Eden, Caldew and Petteril. It is only 13km south of the Scottish border. It is the largest settlement in the county of Cumbria and has a growing population. Its history is a rich one that was marked as a Roman settlement. It was first established to serve the forms on Hadrian's Wall. Combined with its optimal location, Carlisle became an important railway town that is still in use today. Today, Carlisle is a leader in culture, commerce, and industry in the Borderlands.