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Green Funerals & Woodland Burials

In general when speaking about green funerals we are referring to a meadow or woodland burial. Complemented by the use of a coffin made from biodegradable materials i.e. willow or chipboard. The green funeral option continues to grow in popularity and there are now many woodland burial sites all over the country.

The environment of green burial grounds are kept as wild and as natural as possible. Memorials and headstones are generally not permitted, but often memorial trees can be planted to mark the grave.

Other aspects of an eco-funeral are the use of less vehicles - in turn use of less fuel.

No embalming is usually carried out and the coffin must be biodegradable.

An example of a 'Wicker Basket' coffin.

Some Crematoria, such as Croydon Crematorium, carry out a cremation at a lower price if an environmentally friendly coffin is used as there is less emissions and less energy used.

The dignity of any service is not compromised by these arrangements and indeed the simplicity of the service can add a certain something.

 A traditional dignified external appearance with a simple internal carboard coffin for burial or cremation.

UK Funerals On-line is pleased to announce that our major sponsor has agreed to provide a green funeral using the very special Coffin Cover at any of the venues below or suitable alternatives for only £1600.00 plus the usual disbursements such as grave purchase, minister fees, cremation fees etc.

It is a basic dignified service. For further details of the coffin cover please check out the above link and contact Mears and Jackson Funeral Directors on 0800 035 5891 and mention

Midland Farm Cottage
Ayrshire KA3 6BY
Tel: 01560 600760
Bristol Memorial Woodlands
Earthcott Green
Bristol BS35 3TA
Tel: 01454 414 999
Oakfield Wood Sites
256, High St Dovercourt
Essex CO12 3PA 
Tel: 0800 374759
Penwith Woodland Burial Place
Rose Farm, Chyanhal, Buryas Bridge
Cornwall, TR19 6AN
Tel: 01736 731310
Breach Farm Woodland Burial Ground 
Bank Top 
St Mary Bourne 
Hampshire SP11 6BG 
Tel 01264 738279 
Golden Valley Woodland Burial Ground
near Ripley, in Derbyshire
Peace Funerals
Gleadless Mount
Sheffield S12 2LN
Phone: 08457 697 822 (local rate)
South Yorkshire Woodland Burial Ground
between the villages of Ulley and Aston-cum-Aughton
Peace Funerals
Gleadless Mount
Sheffield S12 2LN
Phone: 08457 697 822 (local rate)
Colney Woodland Burial Park
Watton Road
Norfolk  NR4 7TY
Tel: 01603 811556
Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground 
Wyndham Rd Walkford 
Dorset BH23 7EJ 
Tel: 01425 278910
Norse Road Cemetery
104 Norse Road
Bedfordshire MK41 0RL 
Tel:  01234 353701
Parkside Woodland Burial Ground
Parkside Cemetery, Windsor Road
Buckinghamshire SL9 8SS 
Tel: 01753 662426
Countryside Burials Ltd
The Old Courts, 147 All Saints Road
Suffolk CB8 8HH
Tel: 01638 600693
Fletton Cemetery
Eastfield Road
Tel: 01733 262639
Friends of Nature Burial Ground
Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane
Cheshire WA16 7LJ
Tel: 01565 880072
Barrow Cemetery
Devonshire Road
Cumbria LA14 5PD
Tel: 01229 894928
Woodland Burial Site
Carlisle Cemetery Office, Richardson Street
Cumbria CA2 6AL
Tel: 01228 625310
Exwick Cemetery
Exwick Road
Devon EX4 2BT
Tel: 01392 665704
Tavistock Cemetery
119 Plymouth Road
PL19 8BY
Tel: 01822 612 799
Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground
Bere Marsh Farm
Dorset DT11 0QY
Tel: 01258 860284
Woodland Burial, Hastings Borough Cemetery
The Ridge
East Sussex TN34 2AE
Tel: 01424 781302
Woodland Glades, Maldon Cemetery
London Road
Essex CM9 5DL
Tel: 01621 875836
Beaulieu Woodland Burial Ground
Tel: 023 8028 5952
Eling Woodland Burial Ground
Eling Hill
Tel: tel 023 8028 5952
Harwood Park Woodland Cemetery
Watton Road
Tel: 01438 815555
Springwood Woodland Burials
Winford Road
Newchurch, Sandown
Isle of Wight PO36 0JX
Tel: 01983 868688
The Woodland Garden Cemetery
Bybrook Cemetery, Cemetery Lane
Tel: 01233 637311, ext 472
Green Burial at Canterbury Cemetery
Westgate Court Avenue
Contact: Canterbury City Council, Military Road
Kent CT1 1YW
Tel 01227 862490
The Arbory Trust
Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road
Cambs CB7 4DX
Tel:  01284 749974
Chiltern Woodland Burial Park 
Potkiln Lane
Bucks, HP9 2XB
Tel:  01294 872158

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