With roots stretching back over a thousand years, Bristol Cathedral is one of the pillars around which the city has been constructed. Featuring a range of architectural curiosities compared with other churches in Bristol, the cathedral attracts a wide range of visitors 365 days a year.
Holidaymakers wishing to bask in the splendour of the cathedral should stay one of the excellent nearby hotels in Bristol. As well as visiting Bristol Cathedral, guests will be able to explore the city's main shopping districts and attend a show at the Hippodrome or Old Vic theatres.
Enjoying Bristol Cathedral
Bristol Cathedral was constructed in a uniformly Gothic style despite the building process stretching on for 700 years.
The buildings vaulting has made it one of the most unique churches in Bristol, with its decorative ribs and linings transforming the cathedral's interior walls into a maze of light. Bristol Cathedral's organ is also a major draw for tourists and retains some of the original features and fittings of the 1685 original.
Bristol Cathedral is exceptional in the British Isles for being the only major example of a hall church, with its eastern nave and aisles all located on the same level which helps add to the building's marvel.
Choosing a hotel in Bristol
Guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol can enjoy the panoramic views of the harbour as well as the unmistakable charms of the city's cathedral. Offering some of the best facilities of any hotel in Bristol city centre, holidaymakers can enjoy a relaxing drink in the on-site bar of Italian restaurant after a day sightseeing.