Over 800 years old, St Mary Redcliffe Church is an Anglican parish church and a masterpiece of Gothic architecture. It is also the second-largest parish church in England and the tallest building in Bristol. Guided tours are offered here, and you are welcome to attend services as well. Keep an eye out for several characteristics of the grand building. The floor plan of is a slender Latin cross, and the walls consist almost entirely of large, stained-glass windows, providing plenty of natural light, and the nave is roofed with gilded ribs and roof bosses. An on-site cafe offers coffee, tea, and snacks. There is also a small gift shop available where you can buy CDs and books. Start your trip to Bristol by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
St Mary Redcliffe Church Reviews
We have been wanting to visit St Mary Redcliffe for some time and got there a few years ago just as it closed. We made it today and parked in the car park opposite. What a lovely Church! Steeped in.... more »
An amazing church that has survived so much and is so connected with people down the years. Friendly staff on site and good interpretation boards. more »
A real joy to visit. Its such a grand example of craftsmanship. Beautiful details hidden in unexpected places. I love it. A must see place if you are visiting Bristol.
Beautiful church to hold a wedding. Volunteers and staff were helpful and kind. Great to hear about the history from informative signs around. Would definitely recommend
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