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

 

    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

November 14, 2018

Arnos Vale seeks new Chief Executive

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust (AVCT) the charitable Trust that runs Arnos Vale Cemetery is seeking a new Chief Executive. Arnos Vale has developed as a working […]
October 25, 2018
woodland

Sustainable Estate Management

The season shifts from summer into autumn and nature’s calendar prescribes the next phase of work on the Arnos Vale estate. The grasses and wildflowers have […]
September 27, 2018
Cleverchefs cafe

Cleverchefs are moving in!

Cleverchefs are the new creative catering operators at Arnos Vale. Providing a beautiful range of handcrafted food for weddings, events & conferences as well as in the […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • November 17, 2018
    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 man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • November 18, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet Your Maker is a new gift fair at Arnos Vale. This free event brings together local designer-makers, appealing to those gift seekers that are looking for something fabulously different. Meet Your Maker offers an opportunity to meet the designer or maker, learn more about where the products are from and maybe even commission something (more…)


  • November 18, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our After Hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in the night. Places on (more…)