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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
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"
- May 4, 2019
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
We thrilled to announce that author Jane Duffus will be delivering a fascinating talk about ‘The Women Who Built Bristol’. Hear some stories of inspiring women (and dogs) and discover the often overlooked women’s history of Bristol detailed in her book. The book contains 250 inspiring women, three sheroic dogs and one heartbroken barmaid from (more…)
- Boundries Tour
May 5, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
A wide-reaching tour exploring the 45-acres of cemetery grounds. More walk than talk, this wide-ranging tour explores the full extent of grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery, from the 1830s cemetery’s boundaries to later expanded areas of burial ground in the 1860s and 1890s. The route includes steep slopes and steps for a healthy workout, with (more…)
- May 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories. Warning; these stories are not for (more…)