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Arnos Vale Cemetery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Beautiful place to visit

The cemetery itself is an unusual but pretty place to walk around. The children enjoyed looking at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ash2212
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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Fascinating place, excellent tour

Visited today for the first time. Went on a fab guided tour led by Alan who was extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michellerI7806EY
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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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Ash2212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank michellerI7806EY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank priceylad30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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

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

1  Thank Kris B
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

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

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Attended a twilight wedding here. Bit of a trek up to where the ceremony was held (just below the Wells Road) but a very interesting and peaceful place.

Thank JustCheckinBristol
ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review We're glad you enjoyed the woodland wedding and your interesting walk. We look forward to welcoming you back to Arnos Vale

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of cemeteries or something but this was the most beautiful oneI've ever seen. Green valeys, lovely victorian architecture. Perfect for nature lovers.

1  Thank Mara P
ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear Mara Thank you so much for your review. As you say you don't need to be a fan of Cemeteries to enjoy the architecture, history and wildlife on display. We look forward to seeing you again for a visit. Arnos Vale

Reviewed August 19, 2018

We visited here mainly to find the Gromit hidden in its grounds. We parked near the enterance off of the Wells road and wandered down through the cemetery. It is a very tranquill place as you would expect as you wander down through the woodland...More

Thank Nigel A
ArnosValeMarketing, Manager at Arnos Vale Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Nigel Many thanks for taking th time to review Arnos Vale. We look forward to welcoming you back for another visit soon. Arnos Vale

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Bob P
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Mara P | Reviewed this property |
Should be open, but not the cafe.
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kathyann_10
September 6, 2016|
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Response from BristolLouLouD | Reviewed this property |
There is limited parking within Arnos Vale by the Coffee shop. We've never had s problem getting a space -although peak times may get tricky.
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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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