a place to remember for all ages

Step into a secret world


Discover unique heritage in the heart of Bristol

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

Image from Stu Tucker Photography

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"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

April 4, 2021
A sketch of Mary Carpenter

Happy Birthday Mary Carpenter, amazing social reformer

An ‘oosful’ girl Todays blog says Happy Birthday to Mary Carpenter; amazing social reformer, abolitionist, educator, suffragist (and secret feminist). Mary was born in Exeter 3rd […]
March 31, 2021
Charcoal burning in fire bowl

Our own charcoal for sale!

Our homemade traditional charcoal will soon be available to buy from the Gift Shop. The 100% natural charcoal is made in our ring kiln mainly from […]
February 27, 2021
Margeret May soaps made in the kitchen

We’re celebrating women with Margaret May Soaps!

During lockdown, while the shop is closed we are selling fabulous gift sets from MargaretMaySoaps from the Gift Shop using an “email and collect” service. These […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • June 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

At Death Cafes we come together to chat about death in a relaxed, safe, social environment. The Bristol Death Cafe is currently being held online, on Zoom every month. For more information about how to sign up please visit their Facebook page Our objective is “To increase awareness of the reality of death, so we (more…)


  • Online talk : Traditions of Death and Burial
    June 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Death has been a source of grief and uncertainty for humanity throughout history, but it has also been the inspiration for a plethora of fascinating customs. This talk with Dr Helen Frisby, author of the Shire book Traditions of Death and Burial, (more…)