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Find funeral directors in Ashbourne

When it comes to funeral directors, Ashbourne is well serviced, as it’s situated between the large urban areas of Derby and Stoke-on-Trent. There are few funeral directors in Ashbourne itself but many in the surrounding villages, including the Uttoxeter branch of Co-op Ashbourne.

Planning a funeral in Ashbourne

If you’re based in Ashbourne, you’ll find a wide range of options when it comes to arranging a funeral in the local area. You have the choice of 3 crematoriums as well as a local cemetery and numerous others nearby, including a couple of natural burial grounds. If you want to arrange a funeral service, Ashbourne has a number of churches and chapels, while further afield in Derby, Stoke-on-Trent and Nottingham you’ll find places of worship for many other faiths.

Find a crematorium near Ashbourne

If you’re planning a cremation, there are 3 crematoriums within around 20 miles of Ashbourne. 2 of these are council-owned, one near Derby and the other near Stoke-on-Trent:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Ashbourne

Including Ashbourne Cemetery itself, there are several council-run cemeteries around the area. There are also some non-tradition natural or woodland burial grounds to choose from. These include:

  • Ashbourne Cemetery (council-run)
  • Brailsford Cemetery (council-run)
  • Middleton-by-Wirksworth Cemetery (council-run)
  • Dale Hill Natural Burials (privately run)
  • Nottingham Road Cemetery (council-run, includes Muslim vaults)
  • Belper Cemetery (council-run, includes woodland burial site and infant area)
  • Darley Dale Cemetery (council-run)
  • Cotton Parish Cemetery (parish council-run)
  • Golden Valley Woodland Burial Ground (privately run)

You can find out more about Ashbourne Cemetery and others in the area on the Derbyshire Dales Council website.

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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.