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"
- Well Words 17/09
September 17, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for therapeutic creative writing in beautiful Arnos Vale Cemetery. Use a range of creative materials and technique to explore yourself through a relationship with the environment. Arnos Vale is a listed landscape with 2 lovely peaceful listed chapels and an amazing 45 acre outdoor setting. Enjoy this amazing setting and write creatively. Tickets (more…)
- Sculpture Tour
September 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sculpture on Sunday September 17th at 2-00pm Discover beautiful carved memorials, their symbolic meanings and the stone-carvers behind them. The Victorian era saw a flowering of memorial art, with a range of different symbols and styles carved in stone. Arnos Vale has over 50,000 graves, two dozen listed structures and a number of contemporary memorial (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…)