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!"



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"


A place to remember

Latest News

March 1, 2018

Arnos Vale closed to vehicles on Friday 2nd March

Please be aware that due to extreme weather conditions Arnos Vale will be closed to vehicles on Friday March 2nd.  The café, visitor centre and buildings will […]
January 25, 2018

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 […]
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…)

  • March 20, 2018
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Yoga for Beginners:  5 week course starts 9th January (ends 6th Feb) For the body:  yoga develops strength, flexibility and stamina For the mind:  yoga brings about concentration and clarity of thought For the emotions:  yoga helps us to withstand the stresses and strains of daily life For the soul:  yoga creates a relaxed awareness that encourages compassion Zoë (more…)

  • March 20, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Yoga for all on Tuesdays, in the Spielman Centre. 9th Jan – 6th Feb 2018 6.45-8.15pm 5 week course is £ (tbc) First week free to new students. Zoë Reason is an experienced and safe practitioner – and she’s been teaching since 2004 (she was trained by and is insured by the Iyengar Yoga Association (more…)