a place to remember for all ages

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.

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!"


Weddings at Arnos Vale

Image from Stu Tucker Photography

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"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"


A place to remember

Latest News

August 12, 2019
The shop at Arnos Vale

Can you help us create a warm welcome?

We’re on the search for an exceptional individual to join us as a Shop Manager. Could you be the right person to help develop our shop […]
July 3, 2019
Community garden 2019

A new garden in Arnos Vale Cemetery for our community

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 […]
May 1, 2019
Goth wedding

We’re on the look out for Duty Managers

Arnos Vale Cemetery is a unique and historical site hosting unusual weddings and events throughout the year. We pride ourselves on being different and we’re looking […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • March 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

LGBTQ+ people have always lived here, which means they’ve always died here too! Reacquaint yourselves with the gay dead of Bristol’s magnificent Arnos Vale Cemetery. As part of the Life, Death (and the Rest) festival, and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The lives of the queerly departed are mostly unheard and unmentioned; buried (more…)

  • March 7, 2020
    8:00 pm - 9:40 pm

We’re delighted to be screening this gorgeous, feel-good classic in our Anglican Chapel as part of our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival (5th – 8th March) Did you know that Toto was actually female Cairn Terrier named Terry and was injured during filming? (one of the witch’s guards accidentally stepped on her). For more (more…)

  • March 7, 2020
    10:00 pm - 11:40 pm

We’re super excited to be hosting a late night screening of this Almodóvar masterpiece as part of our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival (5th – 8th March) Coming in at number 5 of the most essential LGBT+ films according to Time Out; after the death of her beloved teenage son in an accident, Roth (more…)