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Find funeral directors in Carlisle, Cumbria

Plan a celebration of life or a direct cremation. Using our directory, you’ll find a choice of Carlisle funeral directors. We’ve made sure to cover all areas of the city, from Stanwix to Upperby and beyond. Browse the list to get started – you’ll see names, contact details and prices for many Carlisle funeral homes. That includes local independents, as well as familiar names.

Plan a funeral in Carlisle

Carlisle has 3 cemeteries, which are spread across various parts of the city. The main cemetery is on Dalston Road, southwest of the city centre. It has a natural burial site and – according to the local mosque – a section for Islamic burials. There’s also one crematorium (Carlisle Crematorium), which you’ll find within the main cemetery. For religious funerals, Carlisle has a mosque and several types of churches – including Church of England, Roman Catholic and Baptist. The local crematorium chapel can cater to various faiths, as well as non-religious funerals.

Find a Carlisle crematorium

There’s only one crematorium in Carlisle. Carlisle Crematorium can be found in the grounds of Carlisle Cemetery, south of the city centre.

Find a burial ground or cemetery in Carlisle

There are 3 Carlisle cemeteries, all managed by the city council:

  • Carlisle Cemetery – includes a woodland burial ground
  • Stanwix Cemetery
  • Upperby Cemetery

For more information about these cemeteries, visit the Carlisle City Council website.

Find venues for funeral teas in Carlisle

Carlisle has lots of options for funeral tea (wake) venues. You could hire a pub, a hotel function room or even a sports ground. Here are a few ideas to think about. Having the funeral tea at home is fine too. This can be a clever way to save money.

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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.