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Saturday 24 May 2014

Sensory Tour - NEW


An accessible tour for all the senses, ideal for visually impaired visitors and their guides.

A multi-sensory tour designed especially for visually impaired visitors, featuring touch, smell, sound and audio descriptions to tell the story of this unique landscape and the people remembered here.

As a Victorian garden cemetery sprawling across 45 acres of ground and 170 years of Bristol's history, Arnos Vale is sadly not a fully accessible site.  It contains uneven paths, steep slopes and steps which we recognise can provide a challenge to visually impaired visitors.  In 2013 our volunteer guides took up this challenge by developing a new guided tour, which Arnos Vale Cemetery are pleased to launch in our programme of guided tours this summer.

Spaces are limited on this tour and it is advisable to book your space in advance.  Warm clothing and sensible shoes are strongly recommended.  Arnos Vale cemetery is not a fully accessible site and this tour route may involve some slopes and muddy or uneven paths.  Find out more about visiting Arnos Vale safely here

For further enquiries about site accessibilty or for assistance with your booking, please go to or call 0117 97919117.



Tickets are £5.00pp sighted guide companions go free (1 per person) - guide dogs welcome.  Two tours are available - choose from 10:30am-12:00pm or 1:30pm-3:00pm

To reduce our overheads and improve the booking process, we have moved to an on-line booking system for events at Arnos Vale. If you have any problems booking your tickets, please contact us on 0117 971 9117

 Morning Tour:

Eventbrite - NEW Sensory Guided Tour - AM - accessible tour for all the senses

Afternoon Tour:

Eventbrite - NEW Sensory Guided Tour - PM - accessible tour for all the senses

*All pre-booked tickets are subject to an on-line ticket fee.  Please bring your printed ticket with you on the day of the event.

Tickets will still be available to buy on the door for some events subject to availability. Please ring 0117 9719117 to check availability.

We regret that we cannot exchange, refund or transfer tickets unless the event in question has been cancelled or rescheduled by Arnos Vale.

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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 24 May 2014, 01:30pm - 03:00pm


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Event Location

East Lodge
Bath Road
United Kingdom


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