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

November 16, 2016
Spielman Centre on a Christmas night

Full Time Caretaker required at Arnos Vale

Due to our continued growth  as an award winning heritage attraction and venue, we’re looking to hire a full-time caretaker to join us at Arnos Vale […]
October 13, 2016
Sunlight coming through the trees at Arnos Vale

Bristol Cemetery celebrates another award

Bristol’s iconic Arnos Vale Cemetery has picked up another award as it is named as the first working cemetery in the country to win the Visit […]
October 13, 2016

Halloween Films and Arnos Vale

After weeks of discussion and hundreds of comments and suggestions from the public, the Halloween films being shown at Arnos Vale this year are Hocus Pocus […]
exhibitions, walks and classes

Upcoming Events


  • July 12, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Nye Bevan’s beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees. Dr Phil Hammond charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and devise (more…)


  • July 13, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour on FRIDAY the 13th Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in (more…)


  • July 14, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Your monument shall be my gentle verse: death, love & the sonnets Think Shakespeare’s sonnets are all about love? Think again! Experience the extraordinary passion of Shakespeare’s darker-themed sonnets with the Shakespeare Heptet. The ensemble explore through their haunting musical reimagining the Bard’s preoccupation with mortality, death and the glorious agony of love: as Time (more…)