Guided tours of the Cemetery are available on the following days in 2021: 23 and 30 May, 5, 9 and 12 of June, and also every Sunday during June - November, and then fortnightly, on 5 and 19 December.
The tours start at 2.00pm at the North Lodge Information Centre. The tours are currently limited to 6 places and should be booked online in advance until the 18 July date. Whereafter we expect to return to the more usual group size, and you may simply turn up on the day. A £10 donation (cash only) is suggested to help us with our work in the Cemetery (please note that we are unable to take payment by card when paying in person). We are a registered charity.
Please note that all tours listed below will start at the North Lodge information centre, unless otherwise stated.
We can on request, also arrange group or special interest tours on a wide range of topics relevant to people buried in the Cemetery. A minimum of ten people is usually required and a donation of £12.00 per person is sought. Refreshments are available from the cafe at the North Lodge. Some examples of specialist tours:- Some Military Connections; Victoria Cross Holders; The Young, Gifted & Dead (includes a wide range of people who died before the age of 35); Artistic Connections (includes artists, models, art collectors and critics); Chelsea Football Club founder & early directors and Officials; Women buried in the Cemetery; Sportspeople. If interested please apply to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
A wide range of other guided tours will take place during the year, including our popular catacomb tours, and more are in the planning stage. Please regularly check our events calendar for further details
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