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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
- 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 […]
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"
- September 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Take a night time walk in the Cemetery learn fascinating facts about native owls with Wild Owl expert Ian McGuire, while you scour the skyline and listen for owl calls. In the autumn, tawny owls advertise their presence in their territories by calling at dusk, sending a message to other owls to ‘keep away’. It is (more…)
- September 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A candle lit gin tasting, journeying through Victoriana London’s addiction to Madame Genever’s pacifying poison… Fake funeral processions for Madame Genever gave the crowded the streets of Victoriana London a prohibition feel…but who were we mourning? Sip your way through gin’s fascinating story of life and death, how the country grappled it’s addiction to Mother’s (more…)
- Ceremonial Way Tour
September 29, 2019
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Explore the beautiful architecture, amazing graves and hear stories of Bristol’s past and people in our physically accessible Ceremonial Way Tour. Learn fascinating facts about Arnos Vale and enjoyed the beautiful landscape and views on this carefully designed tour. This tour is on the flat and has rest points on the way round and is (more…)