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

October 13, 2016

Halloween Films and Arnos Vale

After weeks of discussion and hundreds of comments and suggestions from the public, the Halloween films being shown at Arnos Vale this year are Hocus Pocus […]
October 13, 2016

British artist Marcus Coates is coming to Arnos Vale

British contemporary artist Marcus Coates will be creating a unique art event where members of the public will get the opportunity to “Question the Dead”. The […]
October 5, 2016

New group talks from our Volunteers

As well as our scheduled tours and events found in our events list some of our volunteers are independent speakers who give talks either about or […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • After Hours Tour
    October 31, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this All Hallows Eve Night tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale in the dark, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and (more…)


  • November 1, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • November 8, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • November 15, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

Block booking £40 (£8/class) or drop in is £9 (please contact Caroline on  07889969050 to check availability for drop in as classes fill up quickly). 1-1’s are also available on request Suitable for all ages, levels and abilities-beginners to intermediate. All mats and equipment are provided. To book a drop in/ block book space please contact (more…)


  • November 1, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join a host of local businesses for our Arnos Vale Business Networking event.  Collaborate with like minds and take park in our famous Ceremonial Way Netwalk! This networking event is the perfect opportunity to see our stunning venues and discuss your ideas with the Arnos Vale events team. Also sample some of Kate’s Kitchen’s delicious (more…)