The walk-through coronavirus testing facility at the Castle Car Park, Devonshire Walk, in Carlisle is open 8am to 8pm every day.

- Use the Postcode CA3 8UL
- Signage along Devonshire Road will highlight the most appropriate turn off for the large car park, which is next to the castle entrance turn off.


Testing is available for everyone, with additional support for vulnerable groups and people with disabilities.

Tests must be booked in advance.

You should book your test here: https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test

  • You can walk to the site (5 mins from Carlisle city centre) and should follow public health measures including social distancing and wearing a face covering (including travelling to and from the testing centre).
     
  • When you book your appointment you will be given information on travelling to and from the test site safely.
     
  • You will be provided with a test kit when you enter the tent and directed to a testing bay to carry out the test (parents/carers can carry out the test on children). 
     
  • Members of testing staff are available to answer questions and can talk people step by step through the testing process.