a place to remember for all ages

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.

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!"

Vikki

 

    Weddings at Arnos Vale

"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"

M.G.

A place to remember

Latest News

June 20, 2016
Spielman Centre on a Christmas night

Arnos Vale wins national art competition

Bristol’s Arnos Vale Cemetery was announced today as the winner of the Museums at Night competition to win an event curated by internationally acclaimed artist Marcus […]
June 15, 2016
selection of 4 winter wedding images, including underwood centre civil ceremony, just married couple kissing, the anglican chapel at night, and candles and marshmallows

Wedding Offers

Late Availability Weddings at Arnos Vale Although many weddings are planned over a year or more, if you’re just too excited to wait and want to […]
April 25, 2016

Spring event raises over £15K for cemetery fund

Invited guests including the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Clare Campion-Smith, High Sheriff of Bristol, Helen Wilde and Mayor George Ferguson, joined Arnos Vale for a […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • November 15, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WARNING: THIS SHOW MIGHT CHANGE YOUR LIFE…AND YOUR DEATH Written and performed by Liz Rothschild & directed by Jo Bousfield Liz is a performer, celebrant and award winning burial ground owner. Her unique insights and experiences have created a highly original and beautifully cathartic show, combining mercurial tales and miraculous truths, collected over the years (more…)


  • November 29, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy an audience with Charles Dickens as he regales his audience with this hitherto-unknown festive tale. In the style of the public performances the great Victorian writer gave during the nineteenth century, this one-man stage show is the perfect seasonal treat to whet your appetite for the Yuletide celebrations! Expect chills, laughter and sentiment as Mr Dickens presents, for (more…)


  • December 2, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you interested in exhibiting? Our fairs are open from 10am – 4pm (set up from 8am) and normally attract 600-1000 visitors. Each exhibitor is given one table (6ft or 5 ft trestle) and a chair in the Anglican Chapel or Spielman Centre, with a selection of food stalls outside. Previous stall holders have said: (more…)