Guided Walks - Booking Essential
  The Society operate the only official Company approved guided walks around the cemetery with all donations going towards restorations.

The Society and the volunteers have much knowledge and many year experience of the Cemetery and its history.

If you would like to join our happy band please contact us.

For all Guided Tour enquires please contact

Please do not contact  the Brookwood Cemetery office

Next Guided Walks

Sunday 7th November - booking available

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We Meet at the Society lodge adjacent to the Cemetery Office.


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 before the walks of £4.00 per person
All money goes towards Cemetery restoration.

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 their may be fee

For Travel information see getting to Brookwood


NORTH CEMETERY - The Indian subcontinent - Towards Freedom
Led By Barry Devonshire

This year commemorates 50 years since Bangladesh got its independence from East Pakistan and, next year it is 75 years since the Indian subcontinent obtained independence from Britain, creating India and Pakistan. I will lead this walk, telling how this happened through the people buried in the cemetery. With more walks on this theme next year .

Please Register your interest at for a  repeat of  this walk on another date. Barry


Sunday 7th November

All walks start at 2pm

SOUTH CEMETERY -  ‘Vicars, No tarts’

Led by Alison Vince

This may sound like a dry subject, but Alison  will tell you about Clergy from very different backgrounds and lives. You will also visit St Albans Parish Plot which opened in 1864 that was a Victorian  Anglo-catholic Parish

Academics and Scientists’,

Led by Alison Leech

Alison will tell you about the Academics and Scientists buried at Brookwood. She worked many years in the museum sector and is very knowledgable on this subject

SOUTH CEMETERY - Military Themed Walk

Led by Margaret Hobbs

Margaret will take you on an exploration of the South Cemetery telling you about some of the Many Military personel  buried at Brookwood

Led by Jon Leech

Visit and maybe view inside some of the many wonderfully designed and not so wonderfully designed Mausoleums in the grounds of the Cemetery, including ‘The Jewel in the Crown. You will also hear about the families who commissioned them and their stories.


Maximum group size 20 people

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