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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
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"
- Wellie Wednesday wonderful wood
August 23, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday in August for some muddy woodland fun for little ones This week Wonderful Wood Use wood to make a magic wand, potion stirring stick, a fab frame and also just play in the woods. This event is held at the Woods. Meet at the Speilman Centre. Suitable for toddlers to 4 All (more…)
- Stomping story Smartest Giant
August 23, 2017
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity. George the Giant is so scruffy so he buys some smart new clothes. On his way home he meets some desperate animals who need his help. Enjoy this delightful tale by the fantastic duo Donaldson and Scheffler. (more…)
- Den building
August 24, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn how to make a fantastic Den out of natural and man made materials. Discover techniques to build a sturdy woodland shelter. Explore ways to tie knots and engineer structures. Your child will have a great time discovering practical outdoor skills t in a wonderful woodland setting. They will learn important safety skills in a (more…)