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"
- Believe Not Every Spirit
October 19, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Victorian entertainment was not just music hall, dances and theatre; It was death, tales of the afterlife and communion with the undead. Spiritualism, mediumship and séance was wild, unregulated and utterly, literally unbelievable. The Victorian era played host to huge questions concerning the very fibre of daily existence; the place of God within new scientific (more…)
- October 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We are proud to be hosting our first Macabre Market, on the same day as The Bats Ball. Join us for a hand-picked selection of handmade hats, witchcraft art items and magnificent anatomical illustrations. This fair is now full, and there are no more stall spaces available. If you are interested in applying for a (more…)
- October 19, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tip-toe through the tombs of this wonderful wooded necropolis and journey into the underworld of cultures from across the world. For example, find out what links the gravestones here to epic myths from ancient Egypt and India. Or encounter the Mexican Day of the Dead in this most appropriate of settings. A short level walk (more…)