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Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle

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Religious Site
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
  • This cathedral is slightly different due to its size. It has plenty of beautiful features the ceiling being one of the most beautiful I have seen. There are plenty of guides who are happy to spend tim...  more »
  • A beautiful cathedral. The minute you walk thru the doors you can feel the peace. A lovely and helpful greeting with only a hint of a request for a donation awaited us. The stained glass windows over ...  more »
  • The Cathedral is simply a place of beauty, and a quiet haven in the middle of the city. The stained glass and carvings, both wooden and stone, are all worth reading about in the guide books. Such a sh...  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!