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

April 25, 2016

Spring event raises over £15K for cemetery fund

Invited guests including the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Councillor Clare Campion-Smith, High Sheriff of Bristol, Helen Wilde and Mayor George Ferguson, joined Arnos Vale for a […]
April 22, 2016

Arnos Vale nominated for cultural award

Four venues in Bristol have been shortlisted for a national competition to win the opportunity to work with leading contemporary artists. Clifton Suspension Bridge, Arnos Vale […]
March 3, 2016

Break in at Arnos Vale Cemetery

In the last week Arnos Vale has been subjected to a series of break-ins at our woodland activity centre. As saddening as this has been for […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • September 16, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

“Slow down and see Arnos Vale Cemetery with fresh eyes” In this workshop you will use mindfulness, walking and photography to look again at the world around you. You will learn to notice the extraordinary in the ordinary. You will experience the opposite of ‘snapping away’. As well as improve your photography skills, the workshop (more…)


  • Owl prowl 23 sept
    September 23, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a night time walk in the Cemetery learn fascinating facts about native owls with Wild Owl expert Ian McGuire, while you scour the skyline, listen for owl calls and practice your own “Twit-twooo’s. In the autumn, tawny owls advertise their presence in their territories by calling at dusk, sending a message to other owls to (more…)

Event Phone: 0117 9719117


  • October 8, 2017
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come along, everyone welcome – FREE entry all day!! 11.00am – 3.00pm Once again we’ll be opening our doors and inviting Bristol’s newly engaged couples along to Arnos Vale to gather ideas and meet our hand picked selection of local wedding suppliers who can provide the perfect service to make your wedding day extra special. (more…)