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Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle

(4.5/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Soak in medieval history while exploring 900-year-old Carlisle Cathedral. Adorned with original Gothic architecture and stone carvings, the cathedral houses England’s largest glass window in the Flowing Decorated style. Admire the colorful barrel ceiling above the main sanctuary, or attend a service to enjoy classical organ and choir music. You can explore all parts of the cathedral free of charge, including a library, the treasury, and a small gift shop. Venture across the street to have lunch in the old monk’s dining hall, now a cafe. Using our custom trip planner, Carlisle attractions like Carlisle Cathedral can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The cathedral is well worth the time spent going around. The building is so intresting in the way that it has been alterd over the years. When you go try to hear the organ being played and you should ...  more »
  • Gorgeous music (Howells' Collegium Regale; Harris, Holy is the true light) beautifully sung by the girl choristers and men, conducted by Jeremy Suter. Fab organ voluntary by Alec Rowley. 
  • A easy access to this beautifully cathedral with a shop and a cafe it is situated in the city centre with a pedestrian centre with access to all the shop cafes and 2 minute walk to the museum and the ...  more »
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  • The cathedral had an amazing structure from the stars on the ceiling to the little details on the monk's seats definitely a 5/ 5
  • I liked this cathedral! Worth a visit, some nice stained glass and an impressive ceiling.
  • A very nice cathedral
  • The ceiling and the stained glass windows are impressive. Such a magnificent structure.
  • Loved it, especially the tripping!