a place to remember for all ages

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.

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

May 1, 2019
Goth wedding

We’re on the look out for Duty Managers

Arnos Vale Cemetery is a unique and historical site hosting unusual weddings and events throughout the year. We pride ourselves on being different and we’re looking […]
April 12, 2019
Primroses at Arnos Vale

Have you noticed the seasonal changes at Arnos Vale?

Flowers we haven’t seen over the winter are now blooming, and birds, despite many being around over the winter, are now making themselves heard. Colourful blooms […]
April 12, 2019
Arnos Vale Cemetery

New memorial for unmarked graves

A new memorial to babies buried in unmarked graves will be unveiled in Arnos Vale Cemetery on the 13th April at 10.30am. During the 1950’s, 60’s […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • 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…)


  • Morbid Curiosity 20/10
    October 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity 21/10
    October 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity Tour 27/10
    October 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosty Tour 28/10
    October 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 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 October hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of the past such as cholera and smallpox, childbirth complications and fatal childhood diseases. Bring a torch (more…)