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"
- November 2, 2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Come join us for a Gothic celebration. Hosted by Dan Flew, who has studied the bats here at Arnos Vale for over 6 years and is a former grave digger and lover of all things dark. You are encouraged to wear your best goth/punk/Victorian/dark inspired fashion, but it’s not a must. Early-bird tickets are £15 (more…)
- Owl prowl 3 Nov
November 3, 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…)
- November 4, 2017
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
- December 2, 2017
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
‘Viniyoga for Life’ with John – monthly mini workshops John continues to offer workshops from 10am – 1.30pm. Yoga begins from wherever you are- “Whether new to yoga or with some experience, there is always something to learn, all are welcome…” ‘Come and enjoy giving some space and time to yourSelf within this tranquil and beautiful (more…)