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Find funeral directors in Tavistock

Finding funeral directors in Tavistock doesn’t have to be difficult. Our directory brings together all the local funeral homes in one straightforward list. This can help you find the right one to plan the burial or cremation you have in mind. We’ve included well-known names like Co-op, as well as independent choices like Morris Brothers funeral directors in Tavistock.

Planning a funeral in Tavistock

Tavistock is just a 30-minute drive from Plymouth, meaning that you can easily access all the facilities you need to plan the funeral you want for your loved one. As well as a choice of Tavistock funeral homes, you’ll be able to find support for planning non-religious and religious services. For religious ceremonies, there are several churches within Tavistock. You can find a full list here. You’ll also be able to find a synagogue, several mosques and gurdwara in Plymouth.

Find a Tavistock crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, Tavistock is well located for using the main crematorium in nearby Plymouth:

  • Weston Mill Crematorium – this crematorium is a 30-minute drive from Tavistock and serves people in Plymouth and the surrounding areas. It’s non-denominational, which means you can use it whatever your religion. It has a chapel with seating for up to 100 people, making it suitable for small and larger services.

A note on Saltram Crematorium & Tamar Valley Crematorium Saltram Crematorium is still under construction, so isn’t available for cremations yet. If you’ve heard of Tamar Valley Crematorium, it’s important to note that this crematorium doesn’t exist yet. It’s a project that’s still waiting for planning permission.

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Tavistock

  • Plymouth Road Cemetery – in the heart of Tavistock, this cemetery is the closest option for those living in the local area. It’s been open since 1884 and had an extension in 1946. It’s expected that there’ll be space for new burials for another 25-30 years.
  • Green Burial Meadow at Plymouth Road Cemetery – there’s now a green burial meadow at Plymouth Road Cemetery. The area is managed as a hay meadow, which means it’s mown in high summer and wildflower seeds are left out to help local wildlife thrive.
  • Weston Mill Cemetery – located on the same site as Weston Mill Crematorium, this cemetery is council run and has a chapel that seats up to 100 guests. It’s accessible and open 365 days a year.

You can find more info about nearby council-run cemeteries on the Plymouth 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.