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, outdoor, woodland 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

January 25, 2018
Immortelle

Immortelles and inspirations: a logo for Life, Death (and the Rest)

The creation of a logo is a delicate process with lots of tweaks and discussions but it needs to start with an idea.  Our inspiration for […]
January 8, 2018
Life, Death and the Rest) logo 2018

Our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival has been awarded Arts Council Funding

We are pleased to announce that our flagship event has been awarded funding from the Arts Council England – helping them to achieve their mission of […]
November 27, 2017
Robin at Arnos Vale

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours Gift Shop and Office Hours: Friday 22nd December  – 10am to 4pm Saturday 23rd December – 10am to […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • Classic Cemetery Tour every Sat at 1.30pm
    December 23, 2017 - May 12, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE, there will be no Saturday tours in February due to restoration works. 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 (more…)


  • February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    9:30 am - 7:30 pm

During the Life, Death (and the Rest) festival Kate’s Kitchen will be open at the following times: Thu 22nd Feb Café 9.30am – 5pm Bar 7.15pm-8.15pm Fri 23rd Feb Café 9.30am-5pm Bar in the Anglican for the Death Disco 8-11.30pm Sat 24th Feb Café 9.30am – 5pm Bar 7-8.30pm Sun 25th Feb Café 9.30am – (more…)


  • February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Life, Death (and the Rest) is our annual 4 day event of talks, walks, theatre and film that supports a growing social movement talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. There will be the opportunity to come to a Death Cafe where people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Join in with one (more…)