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St Peter's Church

Castle Park, Bristol BS1 3XB, UK

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About St Peter's Church

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.



Attractions near St Peter's Church

Castle Park0.13km from St Peter's Church

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.

Bristol Bridge0.22km from St Peter's Church

Bristol Bridge is a bridge over the floating harbour in Bristol, England, the original course of the River Avon. It is a grade II listed building.

St Nicholas Market0.22km from St Peter's Church

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.

The Galleries0.23km from St Peter's Church

The Galleries is a shopping mall situated in the Broadmead shopping centre in Bristol city centre, England. Functioning as one of the city's retail malls, it is a three-storey building, which spans over Fairfax Street.

The New Room / John Wesley's Chapel0.32km from St Peter's Church

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

Temple Church0.42km from St Peter's Church

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.

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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.