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Picturesque ruins in a small park

Temple Church (along with St Peter’s Church) were largely destroyed in the Bristol Blitz in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
Recommended by the open Top Bus Tour guide, it is excellent and I would have missed it.

This Temple Church is unique and in good condition, although you cannot go into the building but... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Temple Church (along with St Peter’s Church) were largely destroyed in the Bristol Blitz in November 1940.. What is left is a specular ruin dating from the 15th center (the earlier Templar was demolished). The church’s graveyard is now a small park from which you...More

Thank Andrew081
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The original church was built by the Knights Templar in the 12th century. It was damaged in the Bristol blitz during the second world war. It is surrounded by nice gardens which walked through from our hotel was nearby. It can be a sketch area...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This Temple Church is unique and in good condition, although you cannot go into the building but have good visibility from the outside.It has a leaning Tower, so no need to go to Italy and see the Leaning Tower of Pisa then !! It has...More

Thank mkljrc
Reviewed 5 August 2018

On my recent visit to the Temple church, (which is a wonderful ruin) I was underwhelmed by the surrounding garden area. It looks dirty and dodgy type people seem to hang out there, I felt quite intimidated. I sat on a bench to eat my...More

1  Thank culturevulture2018
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. The most important building in Bristol? Tranquil gardens and steeped in Templar history...

Thank 893MarkS
Reviewed 29 December 2017

An interesting land mark and memorial . Easy access and its paths are used by many office workers to get to work

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 29 December 2017

A very interesting ruin and former churchyard to stroll around and reflect. An important circular Templar church was built here but over time was demolished and replaced by a larger rectangular building. In turn this fell victim to Nazi bombing during WWII but the shell...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Found this gem on a walk to our hotel. Lovely history and beautiful grounds around it. The garden is well kept and full of beautiful plants

1  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Tucked away in the Temple district, this bombed out church has an astonishing history and one can see how it has changed over centuries, visually and by reading the info boards. Good photo opportunities and adjacent to a small quiet park.

1  Thank Darrell F
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful bombed out chuch is a hidden little gem in the Temple Mead area. The garden area is a delight to walk through and we saw lots of people eating their lunch here. A nice little area to sit and amaze at the old...More

1  Thank Q3750YCsueg
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