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

 

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"

M.G.

A place to remember

Latest News

April 4, 2017

New Natural Burial Ground for Bristol

Bristol’s Arnos Vale is set to open a new Natural Burial Woodland, located within the grounds of the cemetery on Sunday, April 2nd, the first of […]
March 9, 2017
fergus wessel carving a headstone

Award winning hand-carved headstones

Fergus Wessel, a letter cutter and founder of Stoneletters, will be exhibiting at our Life, Death (and the Rest) fair on Sunday 2nd April. Winner of the […]
February 16, 2017
Life, Death and the Rest logo

Celebrating life and death

Life, Death (and the Rest) is running from Thursday, March 30th until Sunday, April 2nd and will  include a schedule of talks, walks, theatre and film […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • Stained glass window
    February 16, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and make your own colourful stained glass windows to celebrate Arnos Vale Window Wanderland. You can make two windows: one to take home and one to display in Kate’s Kitchen in the Spielman Centre during Arnos Vale Window Wanderland 2018. 10am – 12pm £5 per child BOOKING ESSENTIAL via eventbrite Spaces limited please book to (more…)


  • Stained glass window
    February 16, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and make your own colourful stained glass windows to celebrate Arnos Vale Window Wanderland. You can make two windows: one to take home and one to display in Kate’s Kitchen in the Spielman Centre during Arnos Vale Window Wanderland 2018. BOOKING ESSENTIAL Spaces limited please book to avoid disappointment.Recommended age 3+ Everyone welcome, kids and (more…)


  • February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Life, Death (and the Rest) is our annual 4 day event of talks, walks, theatre and film that supports a growing social movement talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. There will be the opportunity to come to a Death Cafe where people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Join in with one (more…)