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 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

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exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • April 2, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of the Life, Death (and the Rest) event Bristol Steampunk Museum will be displaying its fantasy gadgets and curiosities in the atmospheric setting of the Anglican Chapel at Arnos Vale cemetery. The victorians were a very superstitious bunch and fervently believed there was life after death.  Local artists have designed steampunk contraptions inspired by (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    April 7, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)


  • Greenman workshop
    April 10, 2017
    10:30 am - 2:00 pm

In this expert-led pottery workshop children will be taught how to make a brilliant glazed stoneware Greenman. Ceramic artist Sarah Donovan will guide your child and help them create something beautiful and unique. This workshop is suitable for 7+, any ability level welcome. Workshops are 3.5 hours long from 10:30-14:00 (with half hour lunch break). (more…)