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Bristol Cathedral

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A must see if you're a visitor to the city. The cathedral is magnificent. Don't miss going into the garden - through the café - if the choir are practicing it's an amazing calming place to be

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hevfred
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waiting to meet friends and had half an hour to spare so popped into the Cathedral and so pleased that we did. Beautiful architecture and interesting information to read dotted around. We also had the pleasure of hearing the choir practising. There are information leaflets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teena999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent uplifting worship on the Feast of the Epiphany. Wonderful music, excellent sermon from the Dean, the worship led with awe and reverence in the surroundings of this magnificent building. The metanarrative of our salvation and the salvation of creation encompassed in worship - wonderful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started as a Catholic Abbey but Henry 8th threw out the priests and changed the name to Bristol Cathedral. Beautiful building. Lots of statues and stain glass windows. Lovely acoustics and welcoming.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Henry VIII made this cathedral when he stopped it being an abbey (just like several other more famous cathedrals such as Worcester) and the eastern half has not really changed since then _and_ it's unique in shape (maybe one for architecture students?) and also beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike2trip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't forget to visit this very nice historic building. Excellent arch conservation. The close library is too see too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bourdaud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very interesting cathedral with lots of unusual details. Expansive in design with many beautiful features spread over a large area. has cafe and shop but I didn't venture into them

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jim m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly restful place to sit and contemplate, or to wander around and take in the history of the artefacts and memorial stones dotted around; to admire the stained glass windows or to attend one of the glorious choral services held here. Not one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth a wander inside. Some standard statues, and some almost psychedelic stained glass. The meeting hall down one side is worth the trip in.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amf1954
Reviewed December 11, 2018

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
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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.