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 6th March – 1pm
Sunday 3rd April - 1pm

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Guided Walk Details

Sunday 6th March – 1pm

People from the Indian subcontinent - North Cemetery
Led by Barry Devonshire
As an introduction to the Freedom Walks series of Events, this walk will feature people native to the Indian Subcontinent and British who lived, travelled and worked in pre 1947 India whose final resting place is Brookwood. Also see separate information for linked events

Introductory Walk on the South Cemetery
Led by Alison Vince
This walk is ideal for first time visitors to Brookwood Cemetery and we will show you the size, and beauty of the of the grounds.
Alison will tell you about the diverse group of people buried here and history of Brookwood

Scouts and Scouting Tour – South Cemetery
Led by Mike Dawson
The history of Scouting dates back to the first camp on Brownsea Island in 1907.  Our tour explores the life and times of those associated with Scouting who lie in Brookwood Cemetery.  Their stories stretch from the snowy mountains of Switzerland to the bombing of London during WW2.

Sunday 3rd April - 1pm

Towards Freedom- North Cemetery
Led by Barry Devonshire
People buried at Brookwood who helped the Indian Sub Continent obtain its freedom, Along with some people who hindered the cause. We will explore the whole of the North Cemetery. Also see separate information for linked events

Introductory Walk - North Cemetery
Led by Kim Lowe
This walk is ideal for first time visitors to Brookwood Cemetery and we will show you the size, and beauty of the of the grounds. Kim will take you to explore the former nonconformist section, that has burials from many different beliefs and people of no religion.

Women of Note
Led by Alison Vince & Margaret Hobbs
The walk will include notable women buried on both sides of the cemetery. During this tour, the memorials of women who were  pioneering, free thinkers, benefactors, and even associated with scandal will be included.

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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