Gore Hill

Please note: Announcement from the Friends of Gore Hill Cemetery

Tour of Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery

Take a guided walking tour through Gore Hill Cemetery to see many monuments and graves of interest set in a beautiful Victorian era gardenesque landscape.

Established in 1868 by New South Wales politician William Tunks, State Heritage listed Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery is the oldest public cemetery in Sydney’s north shore. The first interment was in 1877, and until its closure in 1974, 15,000 burials took place mostly between 1900 and 1930, including many of Sydney’s north shore pioneers and even a Saint! Join this guided walking tour and discover a quiet side of Sydney’s heritage that contains a great deal of interest and visual pleasure

Sunday 24 April 2022 10.30-12.30

Meet at the lych gate, entry via Westbourne St, St Leonards.


Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery is one of the oldest and largest remaining cemeteries in metropolitan Sydney. Located in St Leonards the cemetery occupies an area of 5.81 hectares and was originally laid out as a formal Victorian/Edwardian garden.


People visiting from a NSW hotspot:

Northern Cemeteries requests that all people visiting a Northern Cemeteries site to attend a funeral or for other purposes adhere to the current health directives of the NSW Government and not attend if they live, or have visited a NSW hotspot in the last 14 days.

Gate Opening Times: 6.00am – 6.00pm non daylight saving; 6.00am – 7.00pm daylight saving

Contact Us: 1300 389 888


Cremation Options 

We offer a quality range of cremation services for you to choose from. Talk to one of our team of knowledgeable and caring Family Consultants if you have any questions or would like further information or assistance.

Purchasing an Ash site

Ash sites at Gore Hill Cemetery and Crematorium are available in either, single, double or family estates. More details on our range can be located at the bottom of this page and we have many cremation options available to choose from.

A standard ash site purchase includes:

  • The right of interment for the site
  • One interment
  • Perpetual maintenance of the grounds

Additional options available:

  • Bronze Plaque
  • Ceramic Photo