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

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 […]
December 22, 2019
Thee Spielman Centre in Autumn

We’re on the search for a Fundraising Officer

This is an exciting time to join a developing team to shape fundraising at Arnos Vale. The role will play a key part in meeting the […]
December 22, 2019
The view into Arnos Vale with setting sun

Christmas opening times

What a year it’s been at Arnos Vale! Amongst other things we were recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • January 26, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • January 27, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • February 3, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • February 10, 2020
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • February 24, 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…)


  • January 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • January 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • February 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • February 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • February 10, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • February 11, 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…)