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Arnos Vale Cemetery

Opens in 16 min: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Morbid Curiosity Tour ..... brilliant!

Our Tour guide, Charlotte, gave an informative, knowledgeable fascinating, and at times, humorous... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GSBristol
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Film Screening for Valentines Day

Came here to watch Corpse Bride for Valentines Day, and it was beautiful. The chapel was lovely. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
amyelizabethbell
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Step into a secret world and discover 45 green acres, close to the heart of Bristol, where the history of the city is told in a leafy and tranquil setting, rich in walks, wildlife, architecture, fascinating displays and memorials. Arnos Vale has...more
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West Lodge Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our Tour guide, Charlotte, gave an informative, knowledgeable fascinating, and at times, humorous, insight to this beautiful cemetery. Loved it, and I think Charlotte was a star..... you can have the knowledge but the skill is all in the delivery! Thank you

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GSBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here to watch Corpse Bride for Valentines Day, and it was beautiful. The chapel was lovely. I will have one complaint/suggestion. The way the chairs were laid out in front of the screen was slightly haphazard. I suggest instead of straight lines, where the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Murder, grisly Victorian disease, death, tragedy and history. Captivating from beginning to end. Charlotte our tour guide was truly knowledgable. It was wet, muddy but so much fun! Will be going back to the murder and mayhem tour next year. Tour lasted an hour, parking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The cemetery itself is an unusual but pretty place to walk around. The children enjoyed looking at the grave stones trying to find the oldest one. We then visited the cafe, the food itself was really yummy, however the service was poor. Our order wasn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ash2212
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited today for the first time. Went on a fab guided tour led by Alan who was extremely knowledgeable and very happy to share his obvious passion for Arnos Vale with the group. Thought we could have seen it all in one visit but will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

I walk there regularly, it's beautiful, lots of wild life, great cafe, with vegan cakes option, keep an eye out for p ixiedoors dotted about in the woodlands.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank priceylad30
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The cemetery grounds cover a very large area and the helpful Discovery Trail leaflet gives a good insight to its history and areas to investigate. Left me wanting to come back with my chainsaw!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ColinBull
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful day and we thought we would visit Arnosvale. Good flat walking shoes and suitable clothing we ventured out. It is open 9-5 so you can have a wander before he cafe opens at 10-4. Easy to find BS4 3EW. Rich architecture...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Miriam M
ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear Miriam Thank you for taking the time to review Arnos Vale. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back. Arnos Vale

Reviewed September 3, 2018

Every time we visit, we wonder why we don't come more often. The grounds are beautiful to stroll around, and the cafe is fantastic. "The Arnos" from the current brunch menu was a particular highlight! The cafe also has a small childrens corner with some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear Kris Thank you for your review of Arnos Vale and for coming back to see us. We're glad you enjoyed your walk and the food in the café!! Arnos Vale

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Great place of historic value in the middle of Bristol and is easily accessible by foot - Bristol Temple Meads train station is the nearest train station and plenty of buses run along the Bath Road You can wonder around at your own leisure or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann L
ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear Ann Thank you for your kind words about Arnos Vale we're glad you enjoyed your visit and learned alot from the tour guides. We look forward to welcoming you back. Arnos Vale

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Y7548VGbobp
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Nigel A | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes it should be ,not shore about the cafe
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kathyann_10
September 6, 2016|
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Response from yamdrachir | Reviewed this property |
No problem parking in the cemetery on a lovely Saturday afternoon recently. Probably 30ish spaces.
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Val C
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Jude B | Reviewed this property |
Yes as far as I know, I have seen dogs in the cafe patio area so presume they will be allowed around the cemetry.
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