OPEN HOUSE & DROP IN TOURS
Discover a whole new level to this Bristol landmark.
Tours (approx. every half hour, subject to weather): Climb up to the church roof for unique views from Bristol’s tallest building!
Watch and learn: See the magnificent bells in action first-hand and learn how to ring them yourself.
Soak up the history: Hear about St Mary’s links to historical characters such as Handel, Hogarth and Queen Elizabeth I.
Got the kids? Get creative with family activities and demonstrations.
The first church may have built here in Saxon times, when Bristol first became a port – the original quayside was just across the road, located on what is now Redcliffe Quay. The present church is a treasure of international importance, a Grade I listed building, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.