The cemetery contains a wealth of local, national and international history, art and craftsmanship, and trees, flowers and wildlife.
The Cemetery Trail
Download the Robin trail here and follow the clues which will take you from the dead house in Dean Road cemetery to the Secret Garden. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled so that you can answer the questions. Don’t do the trail on your own…take an adult with you.
You can check your answers here, but no cheating…wait until you’ve done the trail! Give your sheet to a teacher or parent to check and get your Children’s University passport stamped.
Our education pack has been designed to link with Primary School National Curriculum (Key Stages 1 and 2) There are teachers’ notes and worksheets based on the cemetery. They can also be used by families for activities in the cemetery which enable young people to appreciate this wonderful open space. The pack is funded by Heritage Lottery Fund.
Download the education pack
Download the Secret Garden poster
Download the Mortuary poster
Download the Wildlife poster
As part of the Heritage Lottery funded project a guided walk was developed. You can download a leaflet about the walk, with information about the lives of people buried in the cemetery and a map to help you find their headstones. Download the leaflet.