St James' Priory - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About St James' Priory
St James Priory is the oldest church in Bristol that’s still in daily use. It dates from the 12th Century. It has a fascinating story to tell and has witnessed almost a millennia of Bristol’s development. Today, it is an active church within the Catholic Diocese of Clifton, which until 1996 was a Church of England place of worship.
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The New Room / John Wesley's Chapel
0.19km from St James' Priory
The New Room, John Wesley's Chapel in Bristol is the oldest Methodist building in the world built-in 1739. As the oldest purpose-built Methodist meeting house, it has been designated by Historic England as a Grade I listed building. The new building offers a 40-seater café and shop on the ground floor, library and archive facilities on the first floor, and a conference/education center on the second floor. The museum tells the story of the Wesleys and Bristol in the eighteenth century and how
0.39km from St James' Priory
Christmas Steps is a historic street in the city center of Bristol, England. this is the location of unique shops, art galleries, potteries, makers of dresses, shoes, musical instruments, furniture, and much more. Inside this quirky tiered street, you’ll also discover a wealth of ancient buildings, independent art galleries, a cinema, and cosy pubs.
St Peter's Church
0.44km from St James' Priory
St. Peter's Church is one of the most dominant landmarks of Castle Park, in central Bristol. Believed to be the city's first church. It was bombed during the Bristol Blitz of 24–25 November 1940 and ruined. It is maintained as a monument to the civilian war dead of Bristol.
0.47km from St James' Priory
Castle Park is a public open space in Bristol managed by Bristol City Council. It is bounded by the Floating Harbour and Castle Street to the south, Lower Castle Street to the east, and Broad Weir, Newgate and Wine Street to the north. The park, despite not being a vast area has so much to offer and is a fascinating area of Bristol. Trees are a very important part of the park, and most have been planted within the last 40 years to enhance the park experience.
St Nicholas Market
0.48km from St James' Priory
St Nicholas Market is the oldest and best loved market in Bristol, famous for some of the best food in the city. ith over 60 stalls this market is a must see for any visitor to the city. St Nicholas Market is also home to several outdoor markets which take place in the pedestrian streets which run adjacent to The Exchange Building.
Discover More Attractions in Bristol City, Home of St James' Priory
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.
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