Brookwood Cemetery was first opened in 1854, and was at that time believed to be the largest cemetery in the world. Today, it is still considered to be the largest working cemetery in Western Europe. Since its opening, over 240,000 people have been laid to rest within its beautiful grounds.
The cemetery comprises approximately 220 acres of burial ground, some of which has been set aside for the use of specific communities and denominations. Brookwood Cemetery is one of the most significant heritage assets in the Borough of Woking, and is a Grade I listed Park and Gardens, with numerous listed structures.
Event Details: Guided walks with the Brookwood Cemetery Society from 12 noon, visits to the Columbarium and other Mausolea, a chance to explore the beautiful grounds of Brookwood Cemetery.
Date: Saturday 14 September
Time: 11am to 3pm
Address: Cemetery Pales, Brookwood, GU24 0BL
Directions: By car, Cemetery Pales is off the A322, just south of the junction with the A324. By public transport, enter on foot from Brookwood Station and follow the signposts.
Facilities: Parking, toilets and refreshments available.
Accessibility: Paved paths can be used to access most parts of the cemetery grounds.