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

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"


A place to remember

Latest News

July 31, 2018
Ceremonial Way

Why is the grass long in Arnos Vale Cemetery?

If you’ve visited the cemetery recently then it may not have escaped your attention that in some areas the grass has become rather long. It’s true […]
July 2, 2018
Day of the Dead Gromit

Time for tea Gromit?

Our Gromit is here! Find our Day of the Dead inspired Gromit, grab a cuppa from Kates Kitchen cafe and enjoy the sunshine… The Gromit Unleashed […]
May 18, 2018
The Rillington Place Murders

Challenge your perspectives with Funzing talks

We are very proud to be hand picked by Funzing for a series of incredible talks, starting with The Rillington Place Murders on Thursday 24th May. […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • Morbid Curiosity Tour
    March 20, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of the past such as cholera and smallpox, childbirth complications and fatal childhood diseases. Bring a torch (as it (more…)

  • March 22, 2020
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Treat your mum this Mothers Day to Afternoon Tea in the beautiful Spielman Centre. Cooked by Cleverchefs award winning chefs. Sandwiches Smoked salmon, watercress & soft cheese Wiltshire ham, dijon Mustard & mature cheddar Free-range egg & mustard cress V Free-range coronation chicken & apricot English cucumber, whipped feta V   Savouries  Roast pepper, red (more…)

  • March 31, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Focusing on the fundraising rather than the technology, this course gives small to medium-sized charities, arts/heritage organisations the knowledge and confidence to make the most out of digital tools and resources to support their fundraising. It assumes limited budget, experience or access to expertise but a keen desire to make the most of digital despite (more…)