A Tranquil Place, fine horticulture and a beautiful walk Beechwood Cemetery, established 1873 

The National Military Cemetery of Canada, a registered Historic Site,  The RCMP National Cemetery, The Ottawa Police Cemetery and the Cemetery for CSIS Would you like to learn more about Beechwood?   

Join us for the Special Foreign Service Walking tour where we will explore Beechwood's History and some of the notable Ambassadors and Foreign Services Members buried within. 

Beechwood offers over 160 acres of parkland offers quiet paths, over 6,800 trees, a marsh with more than 1,000 species,  two quarries, over 35,000 spring bulbs, a hosta garden, and more! Discover the history of the people who made Ottawa the important city it is today.

We will also visit the neo-gothic Mausoleum featuring outstanding stained glass, wrought iron, masonry and woodwork.

Special tours will be offered for Foreign Service personnel on Saturday, September 17 at 2 p.m.

The route for the Stroll is a gentle 1.5 hour walk and is wheelchair accessible. Please wear good walking shoes, clothing suitable for the weather and bring water if needed.