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Saturday 02 August 2014

Great War Tour

The Great War Guided Tour

Learn more about men and women who gave up their lives while serving their countries during WW1, and those who lived through the war to change all wars.

A century on from the British declaration of war in Germany in August 1914, we visit some of the graves of service personnel and civilians from the Great War, at rest in Arnos Vale.

Arnos Vale's Great War memorial was built in 1921 at Soldier's Corner to mark the graves of Great War casualties who died in Bristol's hospitals.  The cemetery is the last resting place of servicement from all over the world - as well as local people who lived through the war.  From underage conscripts to the war at home, discover the individual stories and sacrifices of wartime and visit the War memorials and family graves across the cemetery.

Warm clothing and sensible shoes are strongly recommended.  Arnos Vale Cemetery is not a fully accessible site.  This tour route may include some steep slopes, steps and muddy or uneven paths.  Find out more about visiting Arnos Vale safely here


Tickets are £5.00pp (plus booking fee)

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Guided Tours at Arnos Vale Cemetery

Discover the graves, stories and heritage of Bristol on a guided tour of Arnos Vale Cemetery.  One of the best ways to explore Arnos Vale is to take one of our tours with an experienced volunteer guide.  Themes vary according to the season, offering insight into local history, people's lives, wildlife and beautiful architecture that can be found in the 45 acres of garden cemetery.

The tour season runs between March and November each year and the programme begins from 1st March.  See below for the list of the latest tours on offer. 

Not what you were looking for? Read more about our group tours service here

Want to visit Arnos Vale and take a self-guided tour? Buy one of our Trail leaflets here.

We also run regular tours every Saturday at 1.30pm - no need to book just turn up - details here

Event Scheduling Summary

Saturday 02 August 2014, 01:30pm - 03:00pm


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Event Location

East Lodge
Bath Road
United Kingdom


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