Wednesday lates! Special evening opening and tours: Wednesdays in June and July. Book tours online.


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East Cemetery open late until 9pm on Wednesdays in June and July

£4 adults; free for under-18s accompanied by an adult

If you’d like to experience the special atmosphere of Highgate Cemetery East in the soft evening light, then now’s your chance.

Last admission will be at 8.30pm on Wednesdays in June and July.

Entrance £4. Just turn up before 8.30pm! No need to book.

Evening tours of Highgate Cemetery West on Wednesdays in June and July

£12 adults £6 children 8-17; sorry no admittance for under 8s.

In June and July 2017, we are offering special evening tours of Highgate Cemetery West on Wednesday evenings. Admission to the West Cemetery is by guided tour only. The tour lasts around 70 minutes and is in English. The tour takes place even if it’s raining and the paths are steep and sometimes muddy so please do wear appropriate footwear. 

Photography is allowed with small hand-held camera for personal use only. No tripods. No filming. No food or drink. Strong winds or icy conditions may require us to cancel the tour for safety reasons. If we are forced to cancel you will receive a full refund.

Ticket prices
Adults £12; Children 8 to 17 £6. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate children under 8 on the tour.  The ticket price includes entrance to the East Cemetery on the day of your tour (last entry 8.30pm on late nights). Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable. 

Note: Karl Marx is buried in Highgate Cemetery East; his grave is not visited on this tour. George Michael's grave is not visited on the tour. Tour content varies. If you are interested in a particular grave, please ask before buying your ticket.

Booking is essential. Tickets go on sale five weeks in advance. If the date you require is not listed, please check back later. We don't charge a booking fee. 


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