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Arnos Vale Cemetery

West Lodge Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
+44 117 971 9117
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Love this place!

I wasn't sure what to make of this place the first time I went. But I love it! It's peaceful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adam W
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile

We arrived here at the recommendation from a friend. Both my boyfriend and I enjoy walking around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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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
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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West Lodge Bath Road, Bristol BS4 3EW, England
+44 117 971 9117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to make of this place the first time I went. But I love it! It's peaceful, relaxing and the little cafe is great. I live close to it and have been several times. Recommend to go if you're looking for a...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here at the recommendation from a friend. Both my boyfriend and I enjoy walking around cemeteries as they often offer a good historical understanding of an area. Arnos Vale was no exception -- a graveyard from the 1800s, it had fallen into disuse...More

Thank Megn1391
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, quirky, wild, gothic, Victorian cemetary. It is a place to quietly remember the dead, but it's also a thriving testament to life, with something to appeal to all ages and tastes. There's plenty of history, local wildlife and rambles to enjoy...More

Thank Alice F
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Arnos Vale. Or is it Arno's Vale as the computerised voice on the bus seems to think? And if so who was Arno? No relation to the river that runs through Pisa - at least I don't think so. Once upon a time this was...More

1  Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Really amazing, mystic and calm to go for a walk alone, or with family, kids, dogs.... highly recommend!

Thank Adelaide C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A wonderful haven in the heart of a city. Wild in places but full of stunning corners of remembrance.

Thank Bridgette M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Wonderful bit of Bristolian history to be found here. Great wildlife and a good place to bring children. Good little café on site and also doggy friendly.

Thank Amandalovescake
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had a couple of hours spare and decided to go the the cemetery because it was advertised in the book in our hotel bedroom. We could have spent a lot more time there and slso would have liked to have taken the guided tour...More

1  Thank PAT W W
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. I travel from Wales a few times just to spend time here. It is such a beautiful place, full of wildlife, wild flowers and the monuments are absolutely stunning. We also went for the life, death ( and the rest...More

1  Thank Marmitelover88
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A little haven in the centre of town. Love to wander, have a coffee and just relax. It is also good for talks.

1  Thank Helen S
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Where is the best place to park near the cemetery ?
6 September 2016|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
There's limited parking in the Cemetery but always worth trying that first depending on how busy it is. If you aren't able to park there then the main road opposite the entrance has some parking as do the nearby side... More
Val C
Are dogs allowed?
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.