Carlisle's tryst with horse racing, goes way back to the 16th Century, when racing horses was a tradition. Famous races are held here every year, and some of the names include Cumberland Plate and Carlisle Bell. Facilities like the events center, private box, exhibition hall, and the Swifts restaurant makes it a favorite recreational venue. Tickets for the races are available at the office. Call 0844 579 3002 for more details.