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!"



the perfect location for couples looking for that unique, outdoor, woodland wedding setting in Bristol

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"


A place to remember

Latest News

November 22, 2016

Christmas Trees for Sale from 30th November

Christmas Trees for Sale at Arnos Vale Back by popular demand!  Christmas Trees are on sale at Arnos Vale from the 30th November.  Prices are held […]
November 16, 2016

Full Time Caretaker required at Arnos Vale

Due to our continued growth  as an award winning heritage attraction and venue, we’re looking to hire a full-time caretaker to join us at Arnos Vale […]
October 13, 2016

Bristol Cemetery celebrates another award

Bristol’s iconic Arnos Vale Cemetery has picked up another award as it is named as the first working cemetery in the country to win the Visit […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • July 23, 2017
    10:15 am - 10:45 am
  • July 23, 2017
    11:15 am - 11:45 am

As part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival join Hammerpuzzle for a 30-minute interactive storytelling experience, based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Help create the storm, explore the island and meet the many characters in this magical tale. 10.15am and 11.15am Recommended ages 2-5. Older siblings welcome. Tickets: £5 for Adults £3 for Children For more information email hammerpuzzle@gmail.com Click here (more…)

  • July 28, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

One of our Spies has disappeared while on a mission in Bristol. We need the help of 7-12 year olds to find our Spy and save Bristol from being sabotaged. We’ll use lots of gadgets and code breaking to solve the mystery and unmask the ‘baddie’. The session will last 2 1/2 hours and children (more…)

  • After Hours Tour
    July 28, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)