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 3rd July – 1pm
Booking now available

Sunday 7th Auguat -1pm
Booking now available

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Guided Walk Details

Sunday 3rd July – 1pm

Low water, High tide
Led by Mike Dawson
Many families have a relative who worked on the River Thames in a variety of occupations or was at sea in a merchant or Royal Navy vessel. We will explore the life and time of some of those people associated with the sea or the river who lie in Brookwood Cemetery.

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.

General Walk - South Cemetery
Led By Margaret Hobbs
A general Walk in the South Cemetery to introduce you to the beauty, interesting monuments, and people who chose Brookwood as there final resting place.

Sunday 7th August – 1pm

They served the Empire – South Cemetery

Led by Barry Devonshire
Route 2 - At home and abroad
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.

Nurses and Doctors
Led by Kim Lowe
Another chance to do the walk that was originally planned in 2020, to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, inspired by the St Thomas Hospital Plot. The walk will visit Nurses and Doctors who are notable in the medical profession.

Introductory Walk - North Cemetery
Led by Alison Vince
This walk is ideal for first time visitors to Brookwood Cemetery. Alison will take you to explore the former nonconformist section, that has burials from many different beliefs and from diverse backgrounds.

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

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For Travel information see getting to Brookwood



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