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!"
- It is no secret that I love Arnos Vale. Since moving to Bristol, I have spent many days traipsing its winding paths, admiring the headstones and, […]
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"
- June 9, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the beautiful architecture, amazing graves and hear stories of Bristol’s past and people in our physically accessible Ceremonial Way Tour. Learn fascinating facts about Arnos Vale and enjoyed the beautiful landscape and views on this carefully designed tour. This tour is on the flat and has rest points on the way round and is (more…)
- June 13, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group at the University of Bristol is delighted to present an evening discussion of death and dying, featuring Dr Kathryn Mannix, bestselling author of With The End In Mind. Dr Mannix has spent her medical career working with people who have incurable, advanced illnesses. She is passionate about public education and (more…)
- June 23, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Are you ready to meet your makers? The makers of Bristol, that is. Meet some of the celebrated Bristolians, familiar and anonymous, who helped make our city famous. From railways to reform, manufacture to mining, prisons to philanthropy, business to blitz, we introduce some of those Makers of Bristol from the past two centuries. From (more…)