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Go on a cemetery tour at Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale Cemetery, West Lodge, Bath Road, Bristol, BS4 3EW

Tel: +44 (0)117 971 9117

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Go on a cemetery tour at Arnos Vale Cemetery

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Arnos Vale is internationally-recognised as one of Britain’s best examples of a Victorian garden cemetery, set in a leafy 45-acre Arcadian landscape dotted with classical buildings, historic monuments, sweeping carriage drives and leafy walks lined with wildflowers. It is often described as a sanctuary of peace and tranquillity in an otherwise busy part of a bustling city.

The cemetery regularly host special tours, such as the 'murder, mayhem, and mystery tour' where you can uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale. The expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. Go to the website to find out which tours you can join.

Opening Times

Selected dates only (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    320
  • Very Good
    142
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • Johnny_vegan
    Glastonbury, United Kingdom
    A Dead good couple of hours
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th November 2019
    I've been meaning to visit Arnos Vale cemetery for a while. I like the peace and tranquillity of cemeteries and have visited Père Lachaise in Paris, HIghgate in London, Isola di San Michele in... Read full review
  • maryO4717TQ
    Bath, United Kingdom
    horrid little cafateria
    1 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd November 2019
    no atmosphere or soul, except that of getting people through quickly. not going back ever even in emergency Read full review
  • EleanorMaryBristol
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A Fabulous Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st December 2019
    We were lucky enough to go on a tour with Alan Bambury yesterday, what a treat! Alan was totally engaging & had us engrossed from the start with an incredible amount of historical knowledge & some... Read full review

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Road Directions

Arnos Vale is located on the A4 (Bath Road) in Brislington. From the M32 motorway, turn left at Cabot Circus and follow signs for the A4, A39 and Temple Meads Railway Station. Continue past the station along the A4 to Bath bearing left at the Three Lamps junction. Continue for approximately half a mile along the Bath Road, and Arnos Vale Cemetery main entrance is on the right hand side. Parking is limited but can be found on site, opposite the cemetery or adjacent to the Cemetery Road entrance near the Wells Road (A37). Cycling Cycling is actively promoted. Access on a bike is via the main entrance off the Bath Road and via the Cemetery Road entrance. Dedicated cycle parking spaces, are available on site at the back of the Visitor Reception building (East Lodge). Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

By Rail Temple Meads Railway Station is less than one mile from the site. Turn left out of the station and follow signs to Bath along the A4. At the Three Lamps junction fork left along the Bath Road. Continue for approximately half a mile, and Arnos Vale Cemetery main entrance is on the right hand side. It is approximately 12 minutes walk from the Station. By Bus There are bus stops directly outside Arnos Vale Cemetery Bath Road Entrance. From Bristol City Centre bus numbers 1, X39, 57, 178, 349. From Bath please take the X39. From Cribbs Causeway take bus number 1. For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

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