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Find funeral directors in Paignton, Devon

Every Paignton funeral director is different, so it’s helpful to weigh up your options. Our directory helps you find funeral homes in Paignton, compare prices and check what services they offer. We also cover local Torbay towns like Brixham and Torquay – including listings for well-known names like Co-op and Funeral Partners.

Plan a funeral in Paignton

With one cemetery and no crematorium, there are limited funeral planning options in Paignton itself. However, Torbay Crematorium is only a short distance away and has a modern, multi-faith chapel for cremation and burial ceremonies. There are around 10 churches in the town, though you’ll have to travel to find a mosque, gurdwara or synagogue. There are several natural burial sites near Paignton, too. Options include the privately run Sharpham Meadow, close to Totnes, and Bidwell Woodland Burial Site in South Brent.

Find a Paignton crematorium

Torquay Crematorium carries out cremations and funeral services for people in the Torbay area. This covers Paignton, Torquay, Brixham and the smaller surrounding towns. The crematorium is managed by a private company, in cooperation with Torbay Council.

Find a burial ground or cemetery in Paignton

The town itself has one burial ground called Paignton Cemetery, which includes a special section for people of Jewish faith. Torbay Council manages the cemetery. Other cemeteries in the area include:

  • Torbay (new) Cemetery (run jointly by Torbay Council and a private company)
  • Torbay (old) Cemetery (council-run)

For more information, contact Torbay Council.

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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.