St Mary Redcliffe Church, Bristol

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Over 800 years old, St Mary Redcliffe Church is an Anglican parish church and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. It is also the second-largest parish church in England and the tallest building in Bristol. Guided tours are offered here, and you are welcome to attend services as well. Keep an eye out for several characteristics of the grand building. The floor plan of is a slender Latin cross, and the walls consist almost entirely of large, stained-glass windows, providing plenty of natural light, and the nave is roofed with gilded ribs and roof bosses. An on-site cafe offers coffee, tea, and snacks. There is also a small gift shop available where you can buy CDs and books. Start your trip to Bristol by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Not to be missed if you are in Bristol, this cathedral is a great historical thing to visit. It's well worth the effort (2 hours away from our hotel). The fountain is one of the best thing to see in i...  more »
  • you get to see some of the lesser known parts of Bristol coming out here and the church is impressive  more »
  • I really appreciate that some of the beautiful old churches are still free and open to visitors! This one has lovely stained glass, interesting old burial markers and a very modern exhibition about sl...  more »
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  • A beautiful church, and the staff where extremely friendly and welcoming. If you enjoy architecture, definitely take a trip to this charming church
  • Amazing church with an interesting history and beautiful ceiling inside.
  • One of the most beautiful and interesting medieval churches in England. One of Elizabeth 1 favourites too. A must see on any visit to Bristol. Such an interesting history and a beautiful interior, sadly a bit overlooked by visitors.
  • Stunning building with beautiful architecture however can be irritating in the presence of annoying Christian schools.
  • Spent half an hour in the peaceful surroundings of this wonderful church. I was the only tourist in the church but felt I wasn't alone.
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