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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
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"
- February 18, 2018
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
An informal one-day printmaking workshop for all ages, exploring and celebrating memory, legacy and what we hope to leave behind. Design and create your own block-printing letters and produce a series of hand-printed messages, to be both taken home and exhibited in the Spielman Centre as part of the Life, Death (and the Rest) festival (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…)
- February 22, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
We’re overjoyed to welcome Carla Valentine back to Arnos Vale as part of our Life, Death (& the Rest) festival. Join us in the Anglican Chapel for a special presentation, taking you through the procedure of an autopsy in the same way as the chapters are laid out in her book, Past Mortems. To include (more…)