Guided Walks - Booking Essential
The Soc
iety operates the only official Company-approved guided walks around the cemetery, with all donations going towards restorations.

The Society was founded in 1992, and our volunteer guides are very knowledgeable and have many years' experience of the cemetery and its history.

Please contact us if you would like to join our happy band.

For all Guided Tour enquires please contact

Please do not contact  the Brookwood Cemetery office

Next Guided Walks

Sunday 4th September -1pm
Booking now available

Sunday 2nd October -1pm
Booking now available

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Guided Walk Details

Sunday 4th September -1pm

They served the Empire - South Cemetery
Led by Barry Devonshire
Route 1 – Some served the Empire better than others !
Engineers, civil servant and military men who ran the Empire, both under the East India Company and later, the British Raj, and some who questioned the status quo.

Geology walk
Led by Diana Smith.
This special walk led by guest tour guide Diana Smith discovers the many different types of stone used for memorials  within both sections of the cemetery. Examples and composition of sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks will be visited. A must tour.

Pre-Raphaelite Link Walk
Led by Jenny Mukerji
In 1848 the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of young artists, was formed. They were rebelling against the traditions of the Royal Academy. This walk will visit the graves of followers of the PRB, including William de Morgan, his wife Evelyn de Morgan and Marie Spartali Stillman. 

Sunday 2nd October – 1pm

They served the Empire – South Cemetery
Route 2 - At home and abroad
Led by Barry Devonshire
People who ran and build the Empire both under the East India Company and later, the British Raj. Also featuring authors of the day, The Rising of 1857 and its causes, and People who served, later questioning the conduct of some the military leaders.

Fungi Walk
Led by Dick Alder
Brookwood Cemetery is rich with fungi species.  During this walk, expert Dick Alder will  lead a “Fungi Foray” around different areas of the cemetery, highlighting the many types of mushrooms and toadstools in this unique landscape.

Airman Walk
Led by Kim Lowe
Kim will take you on an exploration, sharing the stories of the numerous Airmen buried at Brookwood.

Bookings Essential

Average group size 15 to 20 people depending on bookings

BOOKING MAY BE DONE BY EMAIL ~ or mobile 07714 289375



We meet at the Society Lodge adjacent to the Cemetery Office.

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There is a separate entrance to the Glades, with its own lay-by, off Cemetery Pales.

Parking is available inside the entrance.

Refreshments and toilet facilities are available at the Society Lodge

We ask for a donation when booking
All the money raised from the donations goes towards Society restoration projects.

Brookwood Cemetery is near Woking, Surrey. It is adjacent to the A322 Guildford - Bagshot Road (Junction 3 off the M3). The entrance to the Cemetery is off Cemetery Pales, a road joining the A322 near the Brookwood cross-roads. See our location map. The postcode is GU24 0BL.

If you want to arrange your own walk through the cemetery you must get permission from Brookwood Cemetery to do so and there may be fee

You can find our exact location on what3words: ///skin.reject.chairs

For Travel information see getting to Brookwood



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