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Carlisle Cathedral

7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
+44 1228 548151
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Historical

Built a century ago, this iconic building represents local history book of heritage. Entrance... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Good_Partner
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Sydney, Australia
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Beautiful

please note you can only take photos with a permit pay. £2 at the shop for this well worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julie G
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Preston, United Kingdom
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7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Built a century ago, this iconic building represents local history book of heritage. Entrance, ceiling, stained glass, moulding, architraves and features are first class for its scale. It could be better maintained in some areas.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

please note you can only take photos with a permit pay. £2 at the shop for this well worth it you can take as ment photos as you want the cathedral is beautiful well maintained and truly look to the heavens the ceiling is a...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Carlisle Cathedral has been standing on the border between England and Scotland for over 900 years. It is a fine example of a medieval cathedral, albeit one of the smallest in England. A highlight of any visit to this border city, the cathedral offers patient...More

Thank whereswalby
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a good visit to the cathedral and it was greatly enhanced by the very knowledgeable guide. If you visit, it is well worth chatting to them.

Thank sidjen2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the second smallest cathedral in England and is almost tiny by cathedral standards.It has a lovely setting, better than some of its larger cousins. It has some great features - the ceiling over the choir is eye-catching to say the least, and the...More

1  Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very old cathedral near the Carlisle Castle. They have guides and helpers to assist you on your visit. It is under some construction at the moment, but still a beautiful glimpse into the early history of Scotland.

Thank rtpaynetx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A magnificent cathedral with lots of history. Check out the guide leaflet and the boards around the cathedral. Chat to the excellent guides if any are available and learn how this is not just about a building but the people around. The cafe is pretty...More

Thank Bobbledog
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 the walls to see the stages of constriction and subsidence, destruction and building....More

Thank biggreentravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend an hour. The treasury room showed the history of the church and cathedral. staff were friendly.

Thank RuislipRichard
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

1  Thank JULES4GEORGE
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