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Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle

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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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  • This is a cathedral which reflects dramatically the history and fortunes of the city, national politics and the standing of the church. The guides are very friendly, welcoming and informative. Look at...  more »
  • A great way to spend an hour. The treasury room showed the history of the church and cathedral. staff were friendly.  more »
  • Visited here whilst staying in Carlisle. Really nice Cathedral. A bit disappointing that they charge £2 if you want to take any photograph's & suggested £5 donation per person for looking around.  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!