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St Mary Redcliffe Church

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Address: 12 Colston Parade, Bristol BS1 6RA, England
Phone Number: 44 117 929 1487
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Not a Cathedral but should be

This is my favourite building I saw. Very Old and beautiful inside, lots of help from volunteers to tell you about it. Its very peaceful inside and i liked it more than the real... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite building I saw. Very Old and beautiful inside, lots of help from volunteers to tell you about it. Its very peaceful inside and i liked it more than the real cathedral.

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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this church is way more beautiful than the Bristol cathedral. The ceiling is beautiful, the stained glass is stunning. This church is truly unique and it deserves a visit. We didn't make it to the roof but if you can, don't miss out on this!

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive grand structure! Happened upon this church by accident and was pleasantly surprised. It is a magnificent building! Parts of the stone detail around the grand entrance remind me of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

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Falfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited St Mary Redcliffe on Open Doors Day, and with the Tour of Britain passing nearby, it was quite busy inside. With this in mind I would like to go back on a quieter day, or maybe get in earlier on the next Open Doors, to have more time to explore (and maybe go up to the roof and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Mary Redcliffe is an Anglican parish church located in the Redcliffe district of Queen Elizabeth I as "the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England Bristol, England. The church is a short walk from Bristol Temple Meads. The church building was constructed in 1446.The church is renowned for the beauty of its Gothic architecture .It was famously... More 

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Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Langport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prettiest parish church in all England, that's what Queen Elizabeth the first called it and it is stunning. Another must see gem in Bristol, why do people not take the time to travel that extra 15 mins from Bath to Bristol I don't know, it has far more to offer.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to my friends wedding in this church. It is beautiful. Large grounds and the church is very picturesque.

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Thank Kim F
Bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So said Queen Elizabeth 1 and who can disagree? The architecture, the stained glass, the interior, the history and now a model of "The Matthew" showing the connection to John Cabot as well as a whale bone! One of the windows is dedicated to Handel. Outside in the south churchyard is a memorial to a church cat and an embedded... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always lived in Bristol but have never been inside the church. Visited as part of the Bristol Open Doors day. It was beautiful. We were lucky to have the organ playing & the choir singing as we started our visit. Stewards were on hand to explain key features if required & were very friendly & knowledgeable. The stained... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were woken up by the fantastic bell ringing of this church (not too early), whilst staying at the Double tree Hilton hotel next door on Sunday morning and they really were fab. After breakfast, we decided to take a walk in the sunshine before going back to the room to get ready for our day out and ended up... More 

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