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"
- Morbid Curiosity Daytime tour 20/10
October 20, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 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. This is a rare daytime telling of this story, but it is still all about death. This October hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of (more…)
- October 20, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Discover the secrets Bristol is hiding – real places, imagined mysteries; twisted histories with Bristol Fiction Writers Group. Speakers: Clifton crime writer AA Abbott writes stories sizzling with suspense, twists and murder. Most of them involve vodka too. For many years, the only stories J E Hagan told were to avoid cross country running at (more…)
- October 29, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- October 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Featuring the wildest stories featuring the absolute worst women… as well as a few witches, ghosts, demonic possessions and a very wicked woman with a whip. Join local historian Jane Duffus for a spooky evening revelling in the grisliest women from Bristol’s past as we mark the publication of her new book The Women Who (more…)