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

 

    Weddings at Arnos Vale

"It was more amazing than we could have imagined. The ceremony was absolutely perfect and I‘m still feeling the emotions welling up!"

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

August 25, 2017

Restoration Project at Arnos Vale

The Arnos Vale Cloisters which were built in the 1920s when cremation started at the Cemetery will be undergoing a period of restoration during September thanks […]
August 15, 2017
Christmas lunch at Arnos Vale

Have your Christmas Party with us

Whether it be a relaxed lunch for your team or a traditional Christmas evening meal for your whole company we can provide the perfect festive venue […]
June 8, 2017

Arnos Vale fundraising for new community gardens

Bristol’s Arnos Vale is Crowdfunding with the aim of creating a new community garden at the top entrance of the cemetery, regenerating an area of wasteland […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • February 23, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our municipal cemeteries are surprisingly versatile spaces: they memorialise the dead, provide recreation for the living, are home to a wide variety of wildlife – and are also places of work. In this talk archaeologist Dr Stuart Prior, together with historian and folklorist Dr Helen Frisby, will present their recent research into just what it’s (more…)


  • February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Life, Death (and the Rest) is our annual 4 day event of talks, walks, theatre and film that supports a growing social movement talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. Save the date: Thursday 28th February – Sunday 3rd March 2019 For more information about getting involved please contact: adela.straughan@arnosvale.org.uk Here’s a short film (more…)


  • March 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

A LOVE THAT NEVER DIES (12a) is a personal journey by two bereaved parents Jane Harris and Jimmy Edmonds and a love letter to their son Josh who died in a road accident in South East Asia seven years ago.  They now honour him with their own journeys: to Vietnam the place where he died, to (more…)