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St Mary Redcliffe Church

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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I visited this church on a Friday morning and was the only visitor. A staff member gave me a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wraxall_Travellers
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Historical

Beautiful church it worth visiting plenty of history inside and nice staff , entrance free but you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
873stephaniet
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London, United Kingdom
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'The fairest, goodliest and most famous parish church in England' - Elizabeth I The Christian community has worshipped continuously on the site occupied by St Mary Redcliffe Church for well over 800 years. The first church may have built here in...more
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Parish Office 12 Colston Parade | Redcliffe, Bristol BS1 6RA, England
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+44 117 231 0060
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this church on a Friday morning and was the only visitor. A staff member gave me a leaflet and I followed the information. There re some great things to see including the tomb of William Penn, information on the Pennsylvania connection, the boat...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church it worth visiting plenty of history inside and nice staff , entrance free but you will be happy to leave a donation

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a building with a long and fascinating history, and it has wonderful stained glass. If you enjoy church music, the acoustic is wonderful, so it is worth going there for ghe music as well as to look around.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited many churches and cathedrals in other towns and cities. But despite walking and driving past St Marys hundreds of times over years had never been inside. And it well worth the visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This red-bricked landmark between the main train station and the harbor and city center is full of history. Royal visits, noteworthy attendees, beautiful stained glass all left me in awe. Plus the trolley rail segment which flew over the roof during bombing I'm the second...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Bristol I had to visit this stunning 800 year old church again there is so much to see from a medieval stone font to a modern boat altar. Gothic arches and pillars superb stained glass windows and beautiful vaulted ceiling. An absolute must see.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

St Mary Redcliffe is a beautiful church that just oozes character and history. The stained glass windows are amazing, but above all this is clearly a 'working church' rather than merely a museum-piece. It is a place where one can feel welcome. Had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Amazing church with grand architecture. Hidden gem. Stunning Gothic style with stained glass Worth time while in Bristol , walking distance from city centre.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sebuus83
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Very impressive Church in a superb ellevated position.Smashing interior and great history.of the good old days of merchant Bristol

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ChrisBram2014
Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

Unexpectedly found this church in bristol near redcliffe. We never thought that its so huge when we got inside. Amazing architecture and lovely people inside taking care of it. It was a 10/10 experience for us.

Date of experience: June 2019
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ppippit
September 13, 2016|
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Response from 462ChrisM | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I'm not able to answer your questions, as I don't know the area well enough. I recommend calling St Mary Redcliff, as I'm sure that they will be able to assist you with the info you need. Their tel number is... More
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JenniferE1952
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
We used the jump on jump off Bristol tour bus that we caught at Temple Meads station so parking wasn't a requirement.
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