Tours


  • October 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Come join us for the third annual ‘Bats Ball’; a celebration of all things Gothic. This year, we have two optional tours, ‘Morbid vs Macabre’ on offer, included in your ticket price. We’ll have added décor, ‘selfie spots’ and a little run of official merchandise! Also, at long last, the cemetery gods have spoken and (more…)


  • Morbid Curiosity Daytime tour 20/10
    October 20, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. This is a rare daytime telling of this story, but it is still all about death. This October hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of (more…)


  • Morbid Curiosity 20/10
    October 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity 21/10
    October 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosity Tour 27/10
    October 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosty Tour 28/10
    October 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. This October hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a ‘crinoline death’, diseases of the past such as cholera and smallpox, childbirth complications and fatal childhood diseases. Bring a torch (more…)


  • MMM tour 20/10
    October 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM tour 21/10
    October 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM tour 27/10
    October 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM tour 28/10
    October 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more on this evening tour. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Please bring (more…)


  • October 23, 2019
    8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
  • October 23, 2019
    5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
  • October 29, 2019
    5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
  • October 29, 2019
    8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Arnos Vale Cemetery is the place of remembrance for an estimated 150,000 women and girls from Bristol’s history and this tour aims to tell some of their stories. The lives of women in times past often elude the historic record. But where historical evidence can be found, the lives they led and the contributions they (more…)


  • Classic Cemetery Tour 26th Oct
    October 26, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday from 9th March until November 30th 2019. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s history, (more…)


  • Classic Cemetery Tour 2nd Nov
    November 2, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 9th Nov
    November 9, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 16th Nov
    November 16, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 23rd Nov
    November 23, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 30th Nov
    November 30, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday from 9th March until November 30th 2019. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s history, (more…)


  • November 10, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

From underage conscripts to the war at home, this tour reveals the individual stories and sacrifices of wartime visiting War memorials and family graves across the cemetery. Over a century on from the WW1 Armistice, we visit some of the graves of service personnel and civilians from both World Wars at rest in Arnos Vale. Discover (more…)