Welcome to 45 acres of beautiful woodland!
Right in the heart of Bristol, Arnos Vale is the perfect location if you’re looking for something a little bit different. Mix and match their three unique venues for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening celebrations. Queen Victoria had only recently ascended to the throne when Arnos Vale’s gorgeous Garden Cemetery was opened in 1839. The Cemetery was designed to be visually attractive set in a beautiful garden of trees and plants.
Nestled in the woods you’ll find their woodland wedding venue the Underwood Centre, imagine birds singing and fairy lights twinkling as you toast marshmallows around the fire. Their iconic venue the Spielman Centre welcomes you with grand steps and elegant pillars, a stunning fusion of Victorian architecture mixed with modern glass design. Finally, their Grade II listed Anglican Chapel is the centrepiece of their venue collection, giant wooden doors open to the grandest of halls complete with original Victorian features.
Wander up the woodland path to discover their magical venue the Underwood Centre. The large oak beams and rustic tin roof of the Underwood Centre compliments the surrounding woodland perfectly. Fairy lights hang from the canopy to provide a twinkle to your ceremony and wooden benches offer informal seating for your guests.
As you walk around Arnos Vale admire the impressive pillars of their Spielman Centre. Designed by Charles Underwood in 1839 this Victorian building was built from the finest materials of its day, the attached Atrium café brings a modern twist to the building and an extra space for you and your guests to use for your evening celebrations.
Complete with original Victorian features the Anglican Chapel is the centrepiece of their venue collection. Ornate floor tiles guide you into a vast space with elegant curved windows and marble wall plaques giving a classic yet stylish atmosphere. Imagine soft light glistening through the windows as you declare your love and announce your vows.
They have a variety of wedding packages that might be just what you’re looking for, alternatively your wedding doesn’t have to follow tradition. They will work with you to create the wedding you’ve always wanted.
Yes, our Underwood Centre is perfect for civil ceremonies of up to 80 guests.
Although the Anglican Chapel is reserved for religious ceremonies, it's also ideal for your wedding breakfast.
We are a community space and working cemetery open to the public from 9am - 5pm daily. Any venues you hire will be open exclusively for you.
Yes! We are a Victorian Garden Cemetery where you'll find over 45 acres of green space (perfect for your pictures). The estate consists of woodland areas, beautiful Victorian buildings and interesting historical points of interest.