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

Image from Stu Tucker Photography

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"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

July 3, 2019
Community garden 2019

A new garden in Arnos Vale Cemetery for our community

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 […]
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 […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • Morbid Curiosty Tour 17/11
    November 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity Tour 22/11
    November 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity 30/11
    November 30, 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 November 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…)


  • MMM tour 17/11
    November 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM tour 22/11
    November 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM 30/11
    November 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more on this evening tour. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Please bring (more…)


  • November 18, 2019
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 25, 2019
    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…)