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!"



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"


A place to remember

Latest News

February 16, 2017
Wedding Fair poster for 19th March 2017, couple walking hand in hand up woodland path

Wedding Fair – Sunday 19th March

Bristol’s only licensed woodland wedding venue is holding a Wedding Fair on Sunday 19th March! Everyone is welcome, so please drop in between 11am and 3pm […]
January 23, 2017
The Anglican Chapel at Arnos Vale

Job opportunity – Estate Supervisor

A rare opportunity has arisen for an Estate Supervisor to join our team and help contribute to the ongoing development of the landscape and buildings at Arnos […]
December 14, 2016

Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas 2016 and New Year 2017 opening hours Gift Shop and Office Hours   Wednesday 21st December  – 10am to 4pm Thursday 22nd December – 10am […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events

  • April 8, 2018
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Learning Service would like to invite all of our amazing local teachers to our FREE teacher day. Whats happening? Self led activities Science Hunt! Using our science hunt kits, explore the diverse wildlife of Arnos Vale. Explore the site with your family using one of our guided walk trails. Explore our brand new Maths (more…)

  • April 9, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • April 16, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • April 23, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • April 30, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • May 14, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • May 21, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am

  Launchpad classes are fun and educational sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to share with their parent or carer.  Our classes give a gentle introduction to letters, numbers and science. They also encourage communication and social skills. The classes are fun, active and varied. They include stories, role play, simple science experiments, (more…)

  • April 13, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 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 on Friday the 13th. From man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, to diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox we will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your (more…)