About this church
Then enter one of the most beautiful and historic churches in the land and discover the story of Carlisle from 1122. People of all faiths or none are welcome to experience living history, living community and living faith. Admission free.
Take some time out at Carlisle Cathedral.
Follow one of the trails around the grounds or in the church. Explore the model of the monastery as it was in 1540, with its hospital, school and poor gate.
Photograph our amazing flowing Gothic east window or 14th century misericords. Gaze at our famous star light ceiling or Medieval painted panels. Discover our treasury, with our collection of silverware from across the county.
Hear our amazing organ and choir. Pause for prayer or light a candle. Complete the children’s treasure hunt. Engage with our state of the art touchscreen alongside our carved triptych. Join us at one of our services, and simply watch, or pray.
Enjoy freshly made food and drink at our café. Buy a souvenir at our shop, then go on to visit Tullie House museum or Carlisle castle.