Cemeteries in Bristol

Visit 9 solemn and historic cemeteries in Bristol, each with its own stories to tell.

Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

Satanism, sex rituals, vampires and duels: Highgate Cemetery was the inspiration behind Christopher Lee's Dracula, but its true story is even stranger than that of the Classic Hammer film.… more

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery

Today, Western cultures shy away from the thought of death, but this wasn't always the case. Kensal Green Cemetery is a throwback to when death rites were a matter of life itself.… more

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale Cemetery

Arnos Vale Cemetery isn't just a place of remembrance; it's a cherished part of the community for its dramatic landscape, terraced walks, and stunning views of Bristol.… more

Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields

A spooky legacy of London’s most turbulent historical events; Bunhill Fields is a nonconformist burial ground built on centuries-old mounds of human remains.… more

Crossbones Graveyard

Crossbones Graveyard

Crossbones Graveyard is the unconsecrated final resting place of Medieval London's sex workers, 'The Winchester Geese'. In their day, these women were denied a proper burial, but over the last 25 years people have been working to put this right.… more

The Hardy Tree

The Hardy Tree

Thomas Hardy, author of Far From The Madding Crowd and architect of one of London's strangest landmarks: The Hardy Tree.… more

Top 6 London Cemeteries To Visit in 2024

Top 6 London Cemeteries To Visit in 2024

From a reclaimed graveyard of the 'Outcast Dead' to grandiose Victorian mausoleums of Hollywood fame, London cemeteries are some of the most interesting in the world. Below are six of the best.… more

St Mary Abbots Gardens

St Mary Abbots Gardens

Kensington is a bustling area of London full to bursting with museums, centres of learning, galleries, shops, and restaurants. There are few places more peaceful or beautiful than the oasis of St Mary Abbots Garden.… more

Old St Pancras Burial Ground

Old St Pancras Burial Ground

Mary Shelley famously started writing her classic novel 'Frankenstein' during a stormy stay at Lord Byron's Lake Geneva mansion, but was the story's true inspiration a grave found in Old St Pancras Burial Ground?… more