Historic Cemeteries in London - Atlas Obscura Lists

Historic Cemeteries in London

Fascinating old graveyards to visit in the English capital.

Generations of burial grounds in London are full of stories and legends. These cemeteries have seen medieval mass burials, the rise of Victorian-era park cemeteries, and survived the bombings of World War II. Full of beautiful monuments and haunting memorials, they are the eternal resting place of all manner of Londoners, from famous poets to beloved pets. Visit these unique graveyards to explore the darker history of London.