a place to remember for all ages

Step into a secret world

Discover our unique heritage in the heart of Bristol, and enter 45 green acres of spectacular Victorian Garden Cemetery.

Find out more about the history of the city, told in a leafy and tranquil setting , rich in architecture, fascinating trails and nature walks.

Arnos Vale Discovery Trail...

"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"

Vikki

 

    Weddings at Arnos Vale

"It was more amazing than we could have imagined. The ceremony was absolutely perfect and I‘m still feeling the emotions welling up!"

 

Arnos Vale Weddings...

a place to remember for all ages

Our Cemetery Services

A tranquil resting place in a vibrant landscape

 Arnos Vale has been re-established as a serene final resting place, a beautiful natural landscape, and a welcoming location that encourages visitors to celebrate life and remember those who’ve passed.

Our Cemetery Services...

"It is the best example of a cemetery I know and I'm glad Arnos Vale are looking after my loved ones"

M.G.

A place to remember

Latest News

September 27, 2018
Cleverchefs cafe

Cleverchefs are moving in!

Cleverchefs are the new creative catering operators at Arnos Vale. Providing a beautiful range of handcrafted food for weddings, events & conferences as well as in the […]
September 14, 2018
Arnos Vale at Halloween

Halloween events 2018

You’ll find Halloween events galore at Arnos Vale this October and November. Discover Frankenstein and Sherlock Holmes in the Anglican Chapel, leave logic at the door […]
August 29, 2018
BAM-sept-flash-sale

Blink and you’ll miss it – the Bristol & Bath Culture Flash Sale returns

Get your finger on the pulse and your thumbs ready to scroll! Quick-off-the-mark culture fans can save money with thousands of discounted tickets and offers in […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • Every Sat at 1.30pm
    March 3, 2018 - November 10, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s history, show you some interesting or unusual symbols (more…)


  • October 18, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re overjoyed to welcome Carla Valentine back to Arnos Vale. Join us in the Anglican Chapel for a special presentation, taking you through the procedure of an autopsy in the same way as the chapters are laid out in her book, Past Mortems. To include new anecdotes on each topic and lots of new content (more…)


  • October 20, 2018
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join us for the second annual ‘Bats Ball’; a celebration of all things Gothic. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Victorian Mourning’ and while you are encouraged to wear your best goth/punk/Victorian/dark-inspired fashion, it isn’t a necessity. However, there maybe a little something given for the best dressed attendees (it will be discrete, (more…)