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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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TripAdvisor
  • Had a random wander round the cathedral back in September , very old needs updated. Was clean enough but was a musty smell like an old church hall. Overall a very pleasant trip , acoustics in the main...  more »
  • This place has loads of history well worth spending time to wander round and don't forget to look around the grounds, this is the nicest part of historical Carlisle to visit.  more »
  • On a day trip to Carlisle we popped in to see the amazing ceiling we had seen photos of. It is certainly very beautiful. Kids enjoyed looking around all the nooks and crannies. Nice and peaceful. Entr...  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!