Tours


  • Classic Cemetery Tour 21st Sept
    September 21, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 28th Sept
    September 28, 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. For tours on the 14th September, please just turn up as they are free for Doors Open Day. This tour will vary from week to week depending on (more…)


  • Morbid Curiosty Tour 21/09
    September 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Morbid Curiosty Tour 27/09
    September 27, 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. 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. We will share some stories, (more…)


  • MMM tour 21/09
    September 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • MMM tour 27/09
    September 27, 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. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)


  • Wonderful Women tour 22/09
    September 22, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Arnos Vale Cemetery is the place of remembrance for an estimated 150,000 women and girls from Bristol’s history but the lives of women in times past often elude the historic record. Where historical evidence can be found, the lives they led and the contributions they made to society make for compelling stories. At Arnos Vale (more…)


  • Makers of Bristol Tour
    September 22, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you ready to meet your makers? The makers of Bristol, that is. Meet some of the celebrated Bristolians, familiar and anonymous, who helped make our city famous. From railways to reform, manufacture to mining, prisons to philanthropy, business to blitz, we introduce some of those Makers of Bristol from the past two centuries. From (more…)


  • September 25, 2019
    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 and listen for owl calls. In the autumn, tawny owls advertise their presence in their territories by calling at dusk, sending a message to other owls to ‘keep away’. It is (more…)


  • Ceremonial Way Tour
    September 29, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the beautiful architecture, amazing graves and hear stories of Bristol’s past and people in our physically accessible Ceremonial Way Tour. Learn fascinating facts about Arnos Vale and enjoyed the beautiful landscape and views on this carefully designed tour. This tour is on the flat and has rest points on the way round and is (more…)


  • September 29, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Raja Ram Mohan Roy who is regarded as one of the Fathers of Modern Indian. About Rajah Rammohun Roy  Rajah Rammohun Roy (1772-1833) was an individual of truly global stature, and is buried at Arnos Vale. An extremely influential religious and political thinker, he coined (more…)


  • Classic Cemetery Tour 5th Oct
    October 5, 2019
    3:30 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 12th Oct
    October 12, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Classic Cemetery Tour 19th Oct
    October 19, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • MMM tour 14/10
    October 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • 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…)