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Bristol Cathedral

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Bristol Cathedral

About

Bristol’s beautiful and historic Cathedral is located on College Green in the West End of the city. A church has almost certainly stood on the site for over a thousand years, but it came to prominence in 1140 when Robert Fitzhardinge founded the Abbey of St Augustine. The Chapter House and Abbey Gatehouse remain clear to see, and the other remains are to be found within Bristol Cathedral School.

The eastern end of the Cathedral, especially in the choir, gives Bristol Cathedral a unique place in the development of British and European architecture. The nave, choir and aisles are all the same height, making Bristol Cathedral the major example of a hall church in Great Britain and one of the finest to be found anywhere in the world.

Bristol Cathedral is free to visit and is open to the public 365 days a year - from 8am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and 7.20am to 5pm on Sundays. Guided tours are available on Saturdays, or as arranged directly through the Chapter Clerk.

Extras

Other

  • Gift Shop

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    663
  • Very Good
    419
  • Average
    87
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • 873stephaniet
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Beautiful
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th July 2019
    Truly beautiful cathedral , stunning and big. Unfortunately you cannot use your camera or take pictures but worth visiting, and if you like choir it worth a visit Read full review
  • Oot-n-Aboot-Crafter
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Quiet place in the heart of the city
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th July 2019
    I love old architecture, so visiting the Cathedral was on my list of sights to see in Bristol. The architecture is stunning! It is a well maintained building, a must see. Read full review
  • 10Orchard
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Beautiful Cathedral on College Green
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th July 2019
    The cathedral is one of the lightest, airiest buildings I have visited. The light coloured stone ceiling reflects the sunlight and looks golden.The bosses in the nave are stunning. Search out the... Read full review
College Green
West End
Bristol
BS1 5TJ

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 4879

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* The Cathedral is open 365 days each year from 8.00am until after Evensong.

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