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!"

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

January 8, 2018
Life, Death and the Rest) logo 2018

Our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival has been awarded Arts Council Funding

We are pleased to announce that our flagship event has been awarded funding from the Arts Council England – helping them to achieve their mission of […]
November 27, 2017
Robin at Arnos Vale

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours

Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 opening hours Gift Shop and Office Hours: Friday 22nd December  – 10am to 4pm Saturday 23rd December – 10am to […]
November 23, 2017
Christmas Trees at Arnos Vale

Christmas Trees for sale

Back by popular demand!  Christmas Trees are on sale at Arnos Vale from the 29th November.  Prices are held for the sixth year in a row! […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • November 25, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December 16, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

At Death Cafes we come together to chat about death in a relaxed, safe, social cafe environment. Our objective is “To increase awareness of the reality of death, so we can enjoy feeling more fully alive“. The conversations are always new and fresh. Each time we come together the changing mix of people ensures that (more…)


  • November 25, 2018
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pocket Opera returns to the Anglican Chapel with their unique blend of entertainment – songs from the worlds of classical music, jazz, the shows and more. And then, of course, the Pocket Opera itself – an entertaining romp through some of your favourite Romantic opera arias and duets, all linked in a bizarre (but totally (more…)


  • November 25, 2018
    4:30 pm - 6:00 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. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)