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Famous Cemeteries

Cemeteries and graveyards don’t have to be all doom and gloom - they can be beautiful spaces that celebrate life and love and treasure troves for history and community.

We’ve laid out some of the most famous and beautiful cemeteries across the UK so you can find the one near you and take a visit.

Check out some of the prettiest cemeteries near you below.

Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey Did you know this is the largest cemetery in the UK?

Highgate Cemetery, London Did you know it costs an eye-watering ~£20K to be buried here?

Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol Did you know it's the southwest’s first garden cemetery and it’s the size of 22+ football pitches?

Reilig Òdhrain, Isle of Iona, Scotland Did you know this is the legendary burial place of early Scottish kings?

St Mary’s Whitby Cemetery, Yorkshire Did you know this is the rumoured resting place of Count Dracula & Humpty Dumpty?

Key Hill Cemetery, Birmingham Did you know this is where Marie Bethel, the UK's first credited female reporter is buried?

St. James’ Cemetery, Liverpool Did you know this is no longer an active burial site, the last burial took place in July 1936?

St. Patricks Chapel, Heysham Did you know this is an early medieval burial site?

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland Did you know this is rumoured to have been the inspiration behind Harry Potter’s Godric’s Hollow…?

The Necropolis, Glasgow Did you know this is known as the ‘city of the dead’?