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Another interesting Bristol church ruins

We came across this interesting place on a beer evening in Bristol and luckily returned the next... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Picturesque ruins in a small park

Temple Church (along with St Peter’s Church) were largely destroyed in the Bristol Blitz in... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

We came across this interesting place on a beer evening in Bristol and luckily returned the next morning to find out about its history. It's amazing to see how much of the basic structure survived the blitz, as with St Peter's. Well worth visit if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Temple Church (along with St Peter’s Church) were largely destroyed in the Bristol Blitz in November 1940.. What is left is a specular ruin dating from the 15th center (the earlier Templar was demolished). The church’s graveyard is now a small park from which you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

The original church was built by the Knights Templar in the 12th century. It was damaged in the Bristol blitz during the second world war. It is surrounded by nice gardens which walked through from our hotel was nearby. It can be a sketch area...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This Temple Church is unique and in good condition, although you cannot go into the building but have good visibility from the outside.It has a leaning Tower, so no need to go to Italy and see the Leaning Tower of Pisa then !! It has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

On my recent visit to the Temple church, (which is a wonderful ruin) I was underwhelmed by the surrounding garden area. It looks dirty and dodgy type people seem to hang out there, I felt quite intimidated. I sat on a bench to eat my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. The most important building in Bristol? Tranquil gardens and steeped in Templar history...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

An interesting land mark and memorial . Easy access and its paths are used by many office workers to get to work

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

A very interesting ruin and former churchyard to stroll around and reflect. An important circular Templar church was built here but over time was demolished and replaced by a larger rectangular building. In turn this fell victim to Nazi bombing during WWII but the shell...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Found this gem on a walk to our hotel. Lovely history and beautiful grounds around it. The garden is well kept and full of beautiful plants

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Tucked away in the Temple district, this bombed out church has an astonishing history and one can see how it has changed over centuries, visually and by reading the info boards. Good photo opportunities and adjacent to a small quiet park.

Date of experience: July 2017
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