East Cemetery

The most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery East is Karl Marx, whose monument attracts comrades and others from all over the world

West Cemetery

Nowhere captures better than Highgate Cemetery West the special atmosphere of the Victorian cemetery. Visit by guided tour only.

Who’s here

With over 170,000 people in 53,000 graves, Highgate Cemetery is a place to remember the people who have gone before us and to celebrate their achievements

War graves

There are over 300 war graves at Highgate Cemetery. Most are from the First World War but there are over thirty from the Second World War, including a few women.


How to find out if someone is buried here, and then how to locate their grave