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!"


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!"

Rob & Wendy

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"


A place to remember

Latest News

November 19, 2021

Christmas trees for sale!

By buying a tree from us you are actively helping to protect and enhance this special place. As a charity any money we make through Christmas […]
November 18, 2021

Flexible Cafe Assistant vacancy

We’re on the look out for a Flexible Cafe Assistant to join the cafe team at Arnos Vale. We’d love to find someone who shares our […]
November 10, 2021

Cafe Supervisor vacancy

We’re on the search for a Cafe Supervisor to work 37.5 hours per week in the Arnos Vale cafe. Normal working hours 9am – 5pm, 5 […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • December 1, 2021 - January 1, 2022
    4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

We’re incredibly excited to welcome Insane Root Theatre to Arnos Vale for an outdoor immersive walking production of Hansel and Gretel. “As darkness falls, follow us through the magical illuminated woodland where not everything is as it seems. Discover a strange cottage and a mysterious figure with an unsavoury appetite, and revel with us in (more…)

  • Saturday Tour 04/12/2021
    December 4, 2021
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday Tour 11/12/2021
    December 11, 2021
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday Tour 18/12/2021
    December 18, 2021
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Expert led tour 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 time of year. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s past, present and future.  They will show you (more…)

  • Winter Tree Tour
    December 5, 2021
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Winter Tree Tour Ecologist Mary will take you on a journey around amazing trees that dominate the cemetery. Winter can be a tricky time of year to identify trees, when many native species have shed their autumnal leaves and bare branches stretch to the sky so our guide will help you with identification tricks and (more…)




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