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Find funeral directors in Cumbria

If you need a funeral director in Cumbria, our listings cover the entire county. Use our directory to help organise the right send-off for you. With our listings you can find and compare funeral directors. From independent funeral homes to nationwide names like Co-op and Dignity, use our website to consider your options before making the best choice for you. Our listings cover the whole of Cumbria, including Carlisle, Dalston, Ambleside, Fothergill, Windermere and more.

Planning a funeral in Cumbria

You’ve got a wide range of options if you’re planning a funeral in Cumbria. There are 4 crematoriums in the county along with several cemeteries, including one natural burial site.

For religious services, you’ll find plenty of churches, chapels, and a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

If you need a Hindu service, the nearest gurdwara is in Broughton-in-Furness and if you need a Buddhist temple there is one in Ulverston.

Your local funeral director will be able to offer more detail, using their local knowledge and expertise in planning funerals in Cumbria.

Not sure where to start with planning a funeral? Use our step-by-step guide to arranging a funeral.

Why compare Cumbria funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Cumbria vary depending on the type of service, when it takes place and the funeral director you choose. In fact, funeral directors’ fees typically make up around one-third of funeral costs – so comparing options could help you to save hundreds of pounds.

For instance, a direct cremation in Cumbria will cost a lot less than a large celebration of life. That’s why it’s important to compare prices.

If you want to plan an affordable funeral in Cumbria, our directory makes it easy to compare costs all in one place.

Find a crematorium in Cumbria

If you’re planning a cremation, you can choose from these Cumbria crematoriums:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Cumbria

For burials, these are some of the Cumbria cemeteries and burial grounds you can choose from:

  • Penrith Cemetery, Penrith
  • Cockermouth Cemetery, Cockermouth
  • Harrington Road Cemetery, Workington
  • Carlisle Cemetery, Carlisle
  • Grange-Fell Cemetery, Grange-over-Sands
  • Parkside Road Cemetery, Kendal (council-run)

If you’re planning an eco-friendly funeral, these burial grounds offer woodland burials:

  • Dalton Woodland Burial Ground, Burton-in-Kendal

Find funeral wake venues in Cumbria

You may choose to host the wake at home. Alternatively, for a larger venue, you may wish to use a local pub or community centre. Your funeral director will be able to talk to you about your options.

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We recommend taking some time to look into the different cemeteries and crematoriums listed above before you make your choice. You can find more information through their websites or by reading independent reviews. This will help you to find the best option to meet your needs.