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

"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

May 1, 2019
Goth wedding

We’re on the look out for Duty Managers

Arnos Vale Cemetery is a unique and historical site hosting unusual weddings and events throughout the year. We pride ourselves on being different and we’re looking […]
April 12, 2019
Primroses at Arnos Vale

Have you noticed the seasonal changes at Arnos Vale?

Flowers we haven’t seen over the winter are now blooming, and birds, despite many being around over the winter, are now making themselves heard. Colourful blooms […]
April 12, 2019
Arnos Vale Cemetery

New memorial for unmarked graves

A new memorial to babies buried in unmarked graves will be unveiled in Arnos Vale Cemetery on the 13th April at 10.30am. During the 1950’s, 60’s […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • May 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • June 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of the past such as cholera and smallpox, childbirth complications and fatal childhood diseases. We will share some stories, (more…)


  • May 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)


  • May 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

From underage conscripts to the war at home, this tour reveals the individual stories and sacrifices of wartime visiting War memorials and family graves across the cemetery. A century on from the WW1 Armistice, we visit some of the graves of service personnel and civilians from both World Wars at rest in Arnos Vale. Discover Arnos (more…)