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

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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 19, 2021

Cleaner Caretaker vacancy

We are on the search for an active and energetic Cleaner Caretaker to join our team. The site, visitor centre and cafe have been experiencing particularly […]
February 7, 2021
Yellow dots on ash trees in Coombe Bottom

Chalara ash dieback FAQ’s

If you have recently visited Arnos Vale you will have noticed some changes in the landscape. This is due to Chalara ash dieback, a fungal disease […]
January 26, 2021

Using art to transition and transform grief and loss

This week, Jo our artist-in-residence explores transforming grief and loss through art. Why I made a decision to become an artist who doesn’t sell work (and […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • March 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are thrilled to announce that author Jane Duffus will be delivering a fascinating talk about ‘The Women Who Built Bristol‘ as part of our International Women’s Day events. Hear some stories of inspiring women and discover the often overlooked women’s history of Bristol detailed in her books. The two books in the series contain (more…)


  • March 21, 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…)


  • March 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Arnos Vale Cemetery in Bristol, is the first great Garden Cemetery in the South West, built in 1839.  It is a place of firsts and is the last resting place of over 300,000 people. Arnos Vale Cemetery is still a working cemetery today, but is now also a place for community, historic landscape, important green space (more…)