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Redcliffe Caves

Phoenix Wharf, Redcliffe Way, Redcliffe, Bristol BS1 6SR, UK

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About Redcliffe Caves

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.



Attractions near Redcliffe Caves

Bristol Ferry Boats0.22km from Redcliffe Caves

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 Railway0.22km from Redcliffe Caves

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.

Fire-float Pyronaut0.27km from Redcliffe Caves

Pyronaut is a specialized form of fireboat known as a fire-float. It was built in 1934 by Charles Hill & Sons Ltd.  Originally powered by two Petter Atomic diesel engines rates at 55 bhp each. Two Merryweather & Sons three-cylinder reciprocating pumps capable of delivering 500 imperial gallons of water per minute.

Queen Square0.28km from Redcliffe Caves

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.

Arnolfini Arts0.29km from Redcliffe Caves

Arnolfini is a center for contemporary arts based on Bristol’s harbourside in the heart of the city.  It presents an ambitious programme of visual arts, performance, dance, film, music, workshops and family events. One of the iconic attraction in this area and it will be a new experience.

St Mary Redcliffe Church0.3km from Redcliffe Caves

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.

Where is Redcliffe Caves

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Bristol City80 attractions

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.