St Mary Redcliffe Church
The Parish Office, 12 Colston Parade, Redcliffe, Bristol BS1 6RA, UK
About St Mary Redcliffe Church
St Mary Redcliffe is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, which has stood on this site for some 800 years. Within its hallowed walls, you will find a superb collection of carved bosses, elegant 18th century ironwork, beautiful stained glass and a world famous organ. It was famously described by Queen Elizabeth I as "the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England.
Attractions near St Mary Redcliffe Church
Redcliffe Caves are actually mines, as the entire system was carved by hand with the purpose of accessing the fine sand within the cliffs that was perfect for making glass. Today, the full extent of the caves is unknown. They stretch for at least an acre beneath Redcliffe, a district of Bristol named for its red sandstone cliffs.
Queen Square is a square of Georgian houses in the city of Bath, England. Queen Square is the first element in "the most important architectural sequence in Bath", which includes the Circus and the Royal Crescent. All of the buildings which make up the square are Grade I listed. One of the iconic attraction which attracts a lot of tourists here.
Bristol’s Temple Church Founded in the early 12th century to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, the Templars were ‘warrior monks’, obeying religious vows of chastity and poverty whilst trained for war. It is on the site of a previous, round church of the Knights Templar, which they built on land granted to them in the second quarter of the 12th century by Robert of Gloucester. One of the iconic attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.
Llandoger Trow is a public house that stands on King Street to this day. Originally a row of three houses, the pub survived a bombing in the WWII and remained in relatively good condition with three of its original five gables intact. The pub is also supposedly haunted, with up to 15 ghosts, the best known being a small child whose footsteps can be heard on the top floor.
Bristol Ferry is the best way to get around in Bristol by boat. It provides a scheduled waterbus service around Bristol’s unique Floating Harbour 364 days of the year come rain or shine and have done for 40 years. Visitors and locals alike can hop on and off their boats at any of their 17 stops.
Bristol Harbour Railway was built by the Great Western Railway in the 1870s and extended in the 1900s. After a century as a goods railway, it was handed over to the museum and has run as a heritage railway ever since. It was now a historical monument and gives information about the transportation facilities in that time.
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Discover more attractions in Bristol City, where St Mary Redcliffe Church is located
The city of Bristol, set inland on the Avon River and with access to the Bristol Channel, has an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Among Bristol's many tourist attractions are 30 art galleries and a number of parks. For families, there's Bristol Zoo Gardens and We The Curious, a science and arts center that is especially designed to engage young minds.