Where we ring

Carlisle Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers

Ringing around the Lake District

Welcome to the Carlisle DGCBR website

cathbellaThe CDGCBR represents church bell ringers in north, west and east Cumbria.

In the Guild there are around 200 members who come from  25 towers.

Explore the website to find out more about our activities.

Find out more about church bell ringing in general

Check before you Visit

The way towers will be operating in the near future varies widely. Some will be wearing masks and limiting numbers, while others will be going back to pre-covid practices and welcoming visitors.

To avoid disappointment we recommend ringing or emailing the tower contact prior to attending a practice.

View the list of towers here

Summer 2021 Newsletter

The Summer Newsletter is available to download.


Chris de Cordova, the editor, is always looking for material for the next issue



Ringing around the Lake District