Vote for Bristol Cathedral to be named the UK’s most popular Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral has been chosen by the UK’s leading holiday rentals site, owned by TripAdvisor, as one of the final 13 competitors in the running to be named the UK’s Most Popular Cathedral. Voting ends at midnight on 30 March, with the “The UK’s Most Popular Cathedral 2017” announced on 31 March. Vote for Bristol Cathedral

“As the Dean of Bristol, I know that Bristol Cathedral is a glorious building – and I am delighted that other people recognise this when they come and visit us. We love being a part of people’s lives, whether they come to us for our spectacular services and outstanding music and worship, or for art exhibitions, cinema screenings, live theatre and fun family activities. We hope that this will help Bristol Cathedral to become better known. We are honoured to be amongst the company of the other cathedrals on the shortlist, all of whom help make up this country’s rich heritage.” The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle, Dean of Bristol

Bristol Cathedral stands in the middle of Bristol’s vibrant city centre. One of England’s great medieval churches, the Augustinian abbey was founded here in the 12th century. For almost 900 years, the building has continued to be a place of sanctuary, prayer and music. Today the Cathedral boasts some of the most important medieval architecture in the UK – look out for the extraordinary Norman stone carving in the Chapter House, the medieval stained glass preserved in the cloister, the brightly coloured Eastern Lady Chapel and the lofty arches and vaults which distinguish Bristol Cathedral as being of a medieval hall church design. With a rich programme of services and events, as well as shop, café and peaceful garden, hundreds of visitors already rate it as wonderful place to visit.

Vote for Bristol Cathedral via , where the full list of finalists can also be found.

Posted on 6th March 2017