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"
- May 24, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The controversy surrounding the murders at 10 Rillington Place has raged for years. Books and films have portrayed the events as a landmark case in the abolition of the death penalty – and rightly so. But, what exactly went on behind the doors of this famous address? Was Reg Christie responsible for everything? Or could (more…)
- After Hours Tour 25/05
May 25, 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…)
- Spring Flowers Tour
May 26, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Talk a wander with our ecologist Mary Wood and find out about the wildlife and plants in Arnos Vale Cemetery. Discover the beautiful seasonal plants and native wildlife during this walk around this Site of Conservation Interest. Arnos Vale has been a beauty spot since the Georgian Period and this walk will take a in (more…)