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

 

the perfect location for couples looking for that unique wedding setting in Bristol

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

July 21, 2016
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Summer of Activity at Arnos Vale

Bristol’s Award Winning Arnos Vale has teamed up with Time & Tide Tale Tellers to bring ‘Grave Tales’ to the cemetery as part of a summer […]
July 1, 2016
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Arnos Vale wins Bristol Post Business Awards

Arnos Vale Was awarded the accolade of the Bristol Leisure & Tourism Business of the Year in the Bristol Post Business awards on Wednesday 29th June. […]
June 20, 2016
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Arnos Vale wins national art competition

Bristol’s Arnos Vale Cemetery was announced today as the winner of the Museums at Night competition to win an event curated by internationally acclaimed artist Marcus […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • Classic Cemetery Tour every Sat at 1.30pm
    July 30, 2016 - September 24, 2016
    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…)


  • Tour ticket
    September 10, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the 45 acre landscape. Explore the many listed buildings for free including the Anglican Chapel, and the mortuary crypt with WW1 exhibition. Visit the free exhibition of wildlife photographs by photographer Ian Coombs. Drop in or purchase a pre-booked ticket for additional guided tours on Saturday (10.30am, 1.30pm and (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    September 16, 2016
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this dusk tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)