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Carlisle Cathedral

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7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
+44 1228 548151
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Treasury delights in a proud cathedral.

I popped in here twice during my stay in Carlisle and may well pop in again before i go home. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Apicius71
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North East England, United Kingdom
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Regimental Parade

This is the first time I have ever been in the Cathedral and what an impressive and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RobPalm99
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Overview

  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (45 reviews)
“east window” (43 reviews)
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7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
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"stained glass"
in 45 reviews
"east window"
in 43 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 55 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 160 reviews
"choir stalls"
in 30 reviews
"suggested donation"
in 17 reviews
"blue ceiling"
in 16 reviews
"amazing ceiling"
in 12 reviews
"take photos"
in 20 reviews
"red sandstone"
in 15 reviews
"no charge"
in 17 reviews
"gift shop"
in 38 reviews
"free entry"
in 15 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 13 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 14 reviews
"town centre"
in 13 reviews
"lots of history"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I popped in here twice during my stay in Carlisle and may well pop in again before i go home. I really appreciate a chance to look round informally. Not hindered by formalities of ticketed entries. I ended up giving more and willingly. I recommend...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the first time I have ever been in the Cathedral and what an impressive and beautiful building this is. Had a wonderful service and the acoustics in this wonderful building are amazing. Well worth a visit and a must see if you are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Gothic cathedral takes a prize. It is unusual in that the ‘nave’ is very small, becoming almost a chapel. The congregation sits up with the choir. The cathedral is nicely placed in a lawn setting, and I am pleased to find that the scaffolding...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every Tuesday from mid April to early June there is a music concert at 12:45. A varied programme in the wonderful acoustics of the cathedral makes for a relaxing/entertaining 45 minutes - all for just £5. The entire building is well worth a tour whilst...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small cathedral has lots to see and opportunities for thought and prayer. The wall paintings and ceiling are beautiful. The whole building is well loved and cared for and the brasses sparkle. The welcome is low key and friendly. Recommended.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting as there is lots of information about the cathedral and saints. There are also local people who will happily give you further information about the cathedral. It is the second smallest cathedral in the UK

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited with a friend who lives in Carlisle and knew about the cathedral. It's smaller than some and doesn't have 'star' status, but is certainly worth a look. We were lucky to have the chance to hear someone practicing on the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is well worth a visit with spectacular architecture and lovely blue ceiling. There is no formal charge to enter but a suggested donation box near the doorway. We also liked the stained glass windows. We had a chat to the volunteers about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit this place on a whim when passing after stopping in town for a coffee - we were both very glad that we did! The grounds are beautiful but the building inside is even more stunning. It’s well worth paying the £2...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impressive Cathedral with a few quirks, the twelve foot offset nave to mention one. Beautifully restored ceiling and a majestic pipe organ. Especially of interest were the memorials and colours to the Border Regiment. A good guide service was on hand who were knowledgeable...More

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