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Bristol Cathedral

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This, is one of the most particular , nice and awesome church I have ever visit. Superb , amazing and with such a past , history ia everywhere...................

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lília M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bristol Cathedral is one of England's great medieval churches. It originated as an Augustinian Abbey, founded c. 1140. It is a glorious, quiet, and contemplative stop in a busy city. Don't forget to explore the garden and have tea in the shop! The cathedral has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cathedral, well sited, though to be honest not in the top twenty English cathedrals. The nave is Victorian, nothing wrong with that, but it's just a copy of the chancel stylistically, which means the cathedral has less variety than, say, Gloucester cathedral.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked here in the morning from stay at Sacco apartment. Interesting cathedral look at stained glass windows some contemporary with figures from 2nd world war. Lovely reasonable priced coffee.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin J J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated just past Bristol Hippodrome in the town centre , This beautiful Cathedral is a lovely place to visit . Was met by a lovely Gentleman who gave me a map and told me a little bit about the place as well , And also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stopped in to see the Bristol Cathedral and were wowed by it's beauty. There was a special memorial display of poppies in honor of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. Even made a return visit in order to attend Evensong and to hear...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walk past this building every day but had never gone inside until recently. I was so surprised, it's amazing! I would recommend to anyone to take a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank els387
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the green outside where poppies were scattered on the grass to a trench motif near the entrance to an exhibition of photographs of memorials to a waterfall of poppies in a chapel - beautiful and thought-provoking in equal measure. The Cathedral has risen well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Although this does not rank with the great Cathedrals of York or Winchester it still deserves a visit if you are in Bristol.The Chapter House was special and there is a nice little garden plus of course the usual cafe..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glyn l
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This Cathedral is lovely with gorgeous stained glass windows and stunning Chapter House, very serene. It was particularly nice to be there at this time of celebration and commemorations of 100 years since the First World War and the people involved in rebuilding the Cathedral...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Poppy appeal starts Bristol 23 october with horses (0 Replies)
Horses that were dispatched to the battlefields in World war one were based at Shirehampton. There will be a procesion from Horfield Barracks Whiteladies road Barracks and onto Bristol Cathedral approx twelve horses will be on the route which starts at approx 10:30
October 23, 2015|
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Bristol Restaurants (After Graduation) (9 Replies)
Hi, So ill be graduating from my degree in a few weeks time at the Bristol Cathedral. Afterwards i plan on taking my parents to a nice restaurant somewhere in the centre. Any recommendations of independant restaurants i should look into? As i would like to book it asap! Thanks :)
July 03, 2018|
Response fromDean G|
If you and your parents are into Steak then you could try Pasture which has opened fairly recently opposite St Mary Redcliff church.