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"
- Morbid Curiosity
February 23, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’. Well now’s your chance to find out. Join us on our fascinatingly gruesome tour and sate your morbid curiosity. From man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, to diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox we will share (more…)
- February 24, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
We are excited to welcome the fantastic Dr John Troyer to talk about memorial tattoos as part of our Life, Death (& the Rest) festival. In this age where most of us will not be remembered on tombstones we may find we live on in the form of a memorial tattoo on the arm or (more…)
- February 25, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
It’s time to talk about the big D word…. Death. A bit grim, isn’t it? Morbid, macabre and even unmentionable, but does it have to be that way? As part of our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival we are exceptionally excited to be welcoming The Death Show. Drawn together by their shared fear of (more…)