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.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
- 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 […]
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"
- October 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The ultimate death positive film. A story of unconventional love, life, and death way ahead of its time. Harold and Maude, Hal Ashby’s 1971 black comedy explores existentialism and death, which protagonist Harold (Bud Cort) repeatedly courts throughout his friendship with 79-year-old Maude (Ruth Gordon). One of cinema’s angstiest characters, Harold sees himself through elaborate fake (more…)
- October 26, 2019
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Discover a mindful approach to the art of photography in the stunning grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery. Learn to look and really see! In this workshop you slow down and use photography, mindfulness, and walking in nature to look again at the world around you. You learn to take notice in the present moment, and (more…)
- Classic Cemetery Tour 26th Oct
October 26, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday from 9th March until November 30th 2019. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s history, (more…)