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 are busy creating our new Community Garden. The area […]
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 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Amidst the victorian gravestones of the Arnos Vale Cemetery join us as we put the fun back into funeral! Taking your suggestions for who has died we present you with a completely improvised funeral. From made-up hymns and readings to eulogies and flashbacks to the life and times of the deceased. This is the only (more…)
- October 19, 2019
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We are proud to be hosting our first Macabre Market, on the same day as The Bats Ball. Join us for a hand-picked selection of handmade hats, witchcraft art items and magnificent anatomical illustrations. This fair is now full, and there are no more stall spaces available. If you are interested in applying for a (more…)
- October 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Come join us for the third annual ‘Bats Ball’; a celebration of all things Gothic. This year, we have two optional tours, ‘Morbid vs Macabre’ on offer, included in your ticket price. We’ll have added décor, ‘selfie spots’ and a little run of official merchandise! Also, at long last, the cemetery gods have spoken and (more…)