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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
- Exciting changes are underway near the Totterdown boundary of Arnos Vale, where our Estate Team and volunteers have created a new Community Garden. The area of […]
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.
"It is the best example of a cemetery I know and I'm glad Arnos Vale are looking after my loved ones"
- October 17, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The eerie world of the Victorian seance parlour is to be revived as part of a show in The Anglican Chapel. The show features storytelling, magic and mind reading set within the context of Victorian Spiritualism. Sylvia’s character and the Phantasmagorical show were devised by Careena Fenton, one of the few female members of the (more…)
- October 18, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Who were the women behind the scenes who turned the tide of war, helped immigrant communities thrive, and built the buzzing city of Bristol we see today? The Bristol Festival of Literature and Arnos Vale present Stories of Strong Women – Women In The Shadows. Adela Straughan of Arnos Vale interviews local writers to cast (more…)
- October 18, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
We are delighted to be collaborating with Bristol Literature Festival to bring you our popular Wonderful Women Tour. Arnos Vale Cemetery is the place of remembrance for an estimated 150,000 women and girls from Bristol’s history and this tour aims to tell some of their stories. The lives of women in times past often elude (more…)