Cemeteries and crematoria

Cemeteries and crematoria

Location and contact details for cemeteries in Bristol.

Cemeteries are open for funeral and for visiting graves:

  • 4pm to 8pm, Monday to Friday
  • 10am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday

You must stay a least 1 metre away from other visitors.

Please don't use cemeteries for exercise.

Canford Cemetery and Crematorium

Canford Lane, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3PQ

Telephone: 0117 903 8280

Fax: 0117 903 8287


Location on Google Maps

This office is no longer open to the public.

You can find an access guide for Canford Cemetery and Crematorium on the DisabledGo website.

South Bristol Cemetery and Crematorium

Bridgwater Road, Bedminster Down, Bristol, BS13 7AS

Telephone: 0117 903 8330

Fax: 0117 903 8337


Location on Google Maps

The office is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

You can find an access guide for South Bristol Cemetery and Crematorium on the DisabledGo website.

Tree sponsorship in Ashton View Arboretum at South Bristol Cemetery

We offer a tree sponsorship for up to 10 years in memory of a loved one, see our brochure (pdf, 1.9MB) (opens new window) for full details.

If you are interested visit the staff at the cemetery to discuss your needs and complete a sponsorship form. (pdf, 72KB) (opens new window)


Canford and South Bristol Cemeteries and Crematoria have these facilities:

  • A speaker system - both inside and outside of the chapels
  • Induction Loop systems
  • Disabled access facilities
  • Large print hymn books
  • Wheelchair available
  • CD 
  • Canford has pew seating for 100 people and South Bristol 100 people


Cemetery and remembrance book room opening times

These are the opening times for all cemeteries on this page.

Summer (April to October)

Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm

Weekends and bank holidays, 11am to 4:30pm

Winter (November to March)

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm

Weekends and bank holidays, 11am to 4:30pm

All sites are open between 9am to 4:30pm on Mothering Sunday, Father's Day and Christmas Day.

Arnos Vale Cemetery

The cemetery is owned by Bristol City Council but managed by Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust.

For further information including historical burial records please contact the trust.

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust

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

Tel: 0117 971 9117


Avonview Cemetery

Beaufort Road, St. George, Bristol, BS5 8EN

Brislington Cemetery

Church Hill, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 4LT

Greenbank Cemetery

Greenbank Cemetery was the first large cemetery after Arnos Cemetery to be set up in Bristol in 1871.

In the north eastern section of the cemetery are the memorials to the civilians who died during the Bristol Blitz.

Greenbank Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 6HL

Henbury Cemetery

Kingsweston Road, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QT

Ridgeway Park Cemetery

Oakdene Avenue, Eastville, Bristol, BS5 6QQ

Shirehampton Cemetery

St Mary’s Road, Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 9RN