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Arnos Vale Cemetery

West Lodge Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
+44 117 971 9117
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Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour

We weren't quite sure what to expect here and whilst it was not what we were expecting, it was... read more

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DodgyRog_10
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Beautiful atmospheric adventure

Love love love arnos vale cemetery. We've had many a beautiful adventure here. A haven for wildlife... read more

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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 something for everyone and it is open all year round with FREE admission. The Gift Shop is open 7 days a week. Cafe open 7 days a week. With a varied and exciting events programme - there is so much happening at Arnos Vale - see our website for more details
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“buried here” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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West Lodge Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
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+44 117 971 9117
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"bath road"
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"buried here"
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"interesting graves"
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"fascinating place"
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"guided tour"
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"nature reserve"
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"great cafe"
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"local history"
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"dog walkers"
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"great walk"
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"walk around"
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"sunny day"
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"great place to visit"
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"wildlife"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We weren't quite sure what to expect here and whilst it was not what we were expecting, it was still nevertheless very interesting and informative. Our guide Alan was very knowledgeable and had a nice manner about him. He told the stories of the various...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love love love arnos vale cemetery. We've had many a beautiful adventure here. A haven for wildlife and people's souls a like.

Thank Beth2jones
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical & interesting resting place & pleasant to walk through the grounds.. Sadly, the non profit part of the cemetery is neglected & graves overgrown & in need of repair.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You may think that a cemetery is a strange choice for trip advisor but this place has been taken over by volunteers and saved as an oasis in the city for flora and fauna and as a place of remembrance over 300,000 people who are...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I've been wanting to visit Arnos Vale Cemetery for a while so I suggested it when my friend and I were looking for a place to take a gentle walk with our babies. It is very close to the centre of Bristol, and I imagine...More

3  Thank ihaveshoos
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I love visiting the Arnos Vale Cemetery. Set in beautiful woodland. Really nice to have a walk in. Excellent cafe also.

Thank Harrietmpickup
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Walking around here is awesome. The birds go hell for leather, the gravestones are tumbling down the hillside and being broken apart by nature and there's an amusing competitive vibe amongst the graves that gives you insight into Bristol life 150 years ago. It's so...More

Thank r_gly_jo
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

So I have to say historically this place is incredible and it's amazing to see how nature has taken over however we were slightly disappointed with the "gardens" part of the description as I didn't even see flowers on graves. A lot of them are...More

Thank Emz C
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The tour was amazing. Charlotte was an informative and really engaging guide,funny and charming.She was passionate about the cemetry and the history of the people buried there.It is a beautful place, an overgrown wood,with huge trees,bushes and flowers (not what I expected).I will definitely do...More

Thank EdinburghKaren
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Ok I've spent hours and hours here exploring. We have many family buried here and spend hours exploring and have done for years ... My in laws were cremated here. Without wishing to sound like a diva my last visit I had to pop to...More

Thank chawkerch
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kathyann_10
6 September 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
11 August 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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