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Carlisle Cathedral

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Address: 7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1228 548151
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Amazing ceiling.

Visited here for my daughter's graduation. It is not a big cathedral but it is beautiful. Built of red brick, it stands out well. The ceiling inside is absolutely stunning. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
rusty17
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Bristol, England
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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here for my daughter's graduation. It is not a big cathedral but it is beautiful. Built of red brick, it stands out well. The ceiling inside is absolutely stunning. It was covered in plaster until someone discovered an amazing ceiling of blue covered with gold stars and crescents. Stunning

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice cathedral very clean and tidy plus very peaceful inside. Some good literature to read as you walk around both inside and out. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Tony28_13
Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We never knew this was here until my sons graduation it's a lovely building and nice grounds to take photos in also

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Thank tracea1971
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for my Daughters graduation , what a beautiful place , stain glass windows absolutely magnificent and the roof of building where we was sat near the alter is lovely, staff was nice and friendly and helpful

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly staff willing to help. A beautiful building we had a lovely time we will return. Thank you for the assistance.

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Thank elainesenior67
Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunning piece of history! We attended a graduation at this cathedral, it has some beautiful features.

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Thank Jane14
Darwen, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a Cathedral so you expect it to be like a Cathedral which it is - very interesting architecture - well worth a visit especially on a rainy day (which it was)

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Thank Stephen R
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlisle has beautiful cathedral in the old part of the town, with wonderful architecture both outside and in. The Cathedral is open every day of the year (services permitting), and asks for a donation to visit, compared to others who charge you an entrance fee. Walk around the inside looking at the stone work before venturing inside, and when inside... More 

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Thank Nigel H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit and people very friendly, we had a gent who came and gave us some facts about the cathedral, which was interesting.

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Thank Dawn G
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Carlilse and the Cathedral is a must visit when I am in Carlilse. The ceiling is beautiful; I really feel like I am close to the stars. It is heavenly. I was fortunate and met a choirmaster who guided me to a quiet corner when I could lie down and look at the ceiling in peace... More 

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