As we are fast approaching Christmas we are bringing you the very Best Of local businesses who can help you get Christmas all wrapped up leaving you chance to enjoy your egg-nog (or whatever may be your favourite tipple!)
Leaving Christmas present shopping to the last minute is bound to end up in tears – probably yours!
From jewellery to coffee, clothes to food, and with brownie points for choosing Fair Trade, make sure you visit the Carlisle World Shop
For an extraordinary pampering experience treat thebestof Carlisle can direct you to a plethora of fantastic businesses where your loved one to an treatment (or 3!). For more information click here.
For an original and unique gift this Christmas send your favourite image to Andrew Parrini and let them transform it into a wonderful canvas print.
Why not book a fantastic photography session for all the family in the New Year with one of our recommended photographers. All of them are hugely admired and each can help to roll away the January blues and give you an everlasting memory.
If you are thinking of getting away from it all then speak to Community Action Treks who can find you the perfect trekking holiday for you to undertake in the New Year.
Christmas food and drink
Whether you are organising your Christmas Doo, or simply looking for somewhere to enjoy a meal, there are a number of fabulous places thebestof Carlisle can recommend. Take your pick from Pub Food, Indian, Italian or English - all of our restaurants are highly recommended, so whatever your fancy is you can be sure to find it on thebestof Carlisle.
Don’t struggle with the crowds in the aisles of the supermarket. Talk to Corkscrew Wines about their extensive list of wine and spirits and then they will deliver direct to your door!
If you haven’t already ordered your meat, now’s the time to do it! So get a wiggle on and get down to Carrock Meats
Sea kayaking, hill walking, a bit of climbing and just taken up sailing.
Been in business in Carlisle for around 20 years (former Managing Director of Jack Wolfskin Ltd.), and a keen believer...