Brompton Cemetery in summer
Brompton Cemetery

Welcome to Brompton Cemetery

Where the entire landscape was conceived as a garden as valuable for the living as for the dead.

Key information

Opening times (pedestrian gate)
7am - 8pm

Food & drink available

Famous graves & burials

Thousands of people have been buried at Brompton Cemetery since it opened in 1840.

Between the trees are memorials to artists, actors, activists and industrialists, as well as soldiers, scientists, sportspeople and socialites. You could spend a lifetime exploring the fascinating lives of Brompton’s residents.

You can start your journey by discovering just a few of Brompton Cemetery’s famous graves and places with our Top 100 points of interest leaflet, featuring four self-guided walks.