Temple Church


Despite suffering bomb damage in WWII, the tall tower and walls of this late-medieval church survived. You can't go inside, but can walk around it through the former graveyard (now a public garden) and look through the gates framing the nave.

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Nearby Bristol attractions

1. Arnolfini

0.53 MILES

At time of writing, the art galleries here were only open for special events. The ground floor houses the Front Room, a venue for talks, special events…

2. M Shed

0.57 MILES

Set amid the iconic cranes of Bristol's dockside, this impressive museum is a treasure trove of memorabilia. It's divided into four main sections: People,…

3. Bristol Aquarium


The underwater habitats you'll encounter here include a Bay of Rays, Coral Sea, Shark Tank and an Amazon River Zone. The underwater viewing tunnel adds…

4. We the Curious

0.64 MILES

Bristol's interactive science museum is a playful, hands-on space where 300 'exhibits' fly the flag for curiosity, scientific collaboration and creativity…

5. Bristol Cathedral

0.65 MILES

Originally founded as a 12th-century monastery church, Bristol Cathedral was heavily remodelled during the 19th century. It's one of Britain's best…

6. Matthew

0.65 MILES

The most striking thing about this replica of the vessel in which John Cabot made his landmark voyage from Bristol to Newfoundland in 1497 is its size. At…

7. Red Lodge

0.67 MILES

Built in 1590 and remodelled in 1730, this red-brick house showcases a mix of Elizabethan, Georgian and Victorian architecture and decor. The highlight is…

8. Well Hung Lover

0.68 MILES

One of Banksy's best loved pieces of street art features an apparently two-timing wife, an angry husband and a naked man dangling from a window. That it…