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St Mark's, the Lord Mayor's Chapel

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800 year old chapel

Like any building of its age there have been changes over the years, but when you step inside and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
David M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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On College Green

Situated on College Green opposite Bristol Cathedral this building is a gem is included on the... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Peter B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Like any building of its age there have been changes over the years, but when you step inside and take in the ornate tombs of Bristol Mayors dating back to 1580, the richness of the history here unfolds itself. Utterly unique and beautifully maintained.

Thank David M
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Situated on College Green opposite Bristol Cathedral this building is a gem is included on the Sacred Bristol walking tour by the Tourist Information Office guide book.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I and my wife are members of Brislington Twalkers, a 'Walking For Health' group in the Brislington Area of Bristol. Today (4th Jan 2018) saw us visiting a couple of churches in the centre of Bristol. The first was St Mark's, The Lord Mayor's Chapel...More

Thank TonyTheDriver
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I am sorry to say when I arrived for the 4 o’clock service of carols today I was greeted by a very grumpy lady (who I think was the same lady she sped through one of the readings with no feeling at all. Surely if...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This was the second wedding i have been to here. The vicar did a great job and it was a lovely ceremony . They had lit these flame thingys on end of pews which lit the place up a bit cos theceiling is very dark....More

Thank Janetta M
Reviewed 13 November 2016

It happened to be the 11th November when we visited this chapel again and we were delighted to sit and hear the choir and musicians rehearsing for an Armistice Day concert later that day. The organ was in full voice, the choir in full throat,...More

2  Thank JuneBug1939
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Sitting on College Green in the centre of Bristol, the Lord Mayor's Chapel is where the great and the good of the city are interred, going back 800 years. Marble statues and plaques commemorating all those mayors. If a new mayor were to die, they...More

Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I actually worked on College Green for a few years in the 1970's but had never visited. This is simply a lovely chapel and if you are visiting College Green, Park Street or the cathedral, pop in here if it is open. I promise you...More

Thank AggiePirate
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is simply the most beautiful interior space in Bristol. It's usually closed, so, if it's open, go in. My only complaint is how insensitive the interpretation is - everything, and I mean everything, has a laminated white label on it. Instead, there should be...More

Thank frank806
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Another site that should be on everyone's must-see list of places to visit in Bristol. With an impressive black wood gilded ceiling and items rescued from Temple Church, it is a place to admire.

Thank Patrick G
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