Visiting the Cemetery

A view of the avenue of limes in Chesham Cemetery 


Chesham Cemetery is situated at the northern end of the town and may be accessed on foot by its Bellingdon Road, Berkhampstead Road and Alma Road entrances. Vehicle access is via Berkhampstead Road, Chesham, HP5 3ET.

Download a map of the cemetery (PDF, 610 KB)


Opening Hours and Accessibility

The pedestrian gates to the cemetery are open 24-hours-a-day. Please note, however, that there is no lighting in the cemetery. Vehicular access will be possible at the Berkhampstead Road entrance between approximately 8.30 am and 3.30 pm Monday to Thursday, with earlier closing at 3pm on Fridays. Visitors with mobility problems who are not able to visit the cemetery during these hours, are asked to contact Phil, a Friends of Chesham Cemetery volunteer on 0787 618 2661, to organise vehicular access into the cemetery.   

Please note that in severe icy or snowy conditions, the cemetery will not be open, as the steep paths can become inaccessible during these conditions. The web site will be updated to notify the public of closures. 



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