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

February 8, 2020
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Site closure on Saturday 15th February

Due to current weather warnings we have decided to close Arnos Vale Cemetery on Saturday 15th February as a precautionary measure. The gates will remain closed […]
February 5, 2020
Wedding at Arnos Vale

Are you our new Wedding and Events Assistant?

Arnos Vale is a special place that people love, some say it casts a spell. We are an uplifting site of culture, history, nature, well-being and […]
December 26, 2019

A Wedding inspired by Wes Anderson

After visiting the annual Arnos Vale Wedding Fair, Charlotte and Mark found beauty in the unusualness of the Cemetery, they were blown away by the Victorian […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • February 23, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 17, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June 28, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recently Janice Turner wrote an article after attending a Death Cafe entitled “Life would be better if we faced up to death”. She explains: “Death Cafes, like bereavement groups and counselling are secular substitutes for the religion we’ve lost. Without faith it is harder to navigate mortality, to formulate new rituals rather than repeat those (more…)


  • February 24, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • March 2, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • March 9, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • March 16, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • March 23, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • March 30, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am

  Launchpad classes are fun and educational sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to share with their parent or carer.  Our classes give a gentle introduction to letters, numbers and science. They also encourage communication and social skills. The classes are fun, active and varied. They include stories, role play, simple science experiments, (more…)


  • February 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • March 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • March 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • March 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • March 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • March 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Suitable for beginners and those with experience.  Please bring your own mat. Website: shunayoga.co.uk  Email: shunayoga@gmail.com or call 07463 964119 for more information A friendly, informal class designed for those of you that are at a desk bound for most of the day. Start your evening treating those postural habits of hunching with the back, straining (more…)