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

January 25, 2018
Immortelle

Immortelles and inspirations: a logo for Life, Death (and the Rest)

The creation of a logo is a delicate process with lots of tweaks and discussions but it needs to start with an idea.  Our inspiration for […]
January 8, 2018
Life, Death and the Rest) logo 2018

Our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival has been awarded Arts Council Funding

We are pleased to announce that our flagship event has been awarded funding from the Arts Council England – helping them to achieve their mission of […]
November 27, 2017
Robin at Arnos Vale

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours Gift Shop and Office Hours: Friday 22nd December  – 10am to 4pm Saturday 23rd December – 10am to […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • June 22, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in the night. Places on (more…)


  • June 25, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • July 2, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • July 9, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • July 16, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am

  Launchpad classes are fun and educational sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to share with their parent or carer.  Our classes give a gentle introduction to letters, numbers and science. They also encourage communication and social skills. The classes are fun, active and varied. They include stories, role play, simple science experiments, (more…)


  • June 25, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • July 2, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • July 9, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • July 16, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • July 23, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

In the Spielman Centre. Suitable for beginners and those with experience.  Bring your own mat if you can, there will be a few mats there if you don’t have one. Please note that the class on Mon 26th March will be in the Anglican Chapel, and that there will be no class on Easter Monday HOW TO BOOK (more…)