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

June 8, 2017

Arnos Vale fundraising for new community gardens

Bristol’s Arnos Vale is Crowdfunding with the aim of creating a new community garden at the top entrance of the cemetery, regenerating an area of wasteland […]
May 31, 2017
Wellness Fair

Our first Wellness Weekend is on it’s way

We are very much looking forward to hosting our first Wellness Fair on Sunday 20th August, here at Arnos Vale – the perfect opportunity to talk to […]
April 7, 2017
Earth Vessels at Life, Death (and the Rest) Photo by Andy Humphreys

Hundreds of visitors to Life, Death (and the Rest)

We held our first ever Life, Death (and the Rest) event with hundreds of visitors enjoying the film, talks and exhibitors over four days here at Arnos […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • March 29, 2018
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Take an Easter wander with the Nut Brown Hares.  Explore this gorgeous story and discover the ways the hares find to explain how much they love each other. A well loved classic told in the beautiful outdoors. Collect Easter egg clues to solve the puzzle and then decorate an egg to take home. Kids will (more…)

  • March 30, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in the night. Places on (more…)

  • March 31, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:00 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…)