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Find funeral directors in Edinburgh

If you’re looking for a funeral director in Edinburgh our directory is here to help. You can browse all your options, from independent funeral homes to names like Co-op and Dignity. Our listings cover the whole city, so you can find the right Edinburgh funeral director to help you organise the send-off you want.

Planning a funeral service in Edinburgh

Edinburgh has several options for funerals, including 3 crematorium, and 2 natural burial grounds. For religious services, the city has many places of worship including churches, cathedrals, a mosque, a synagogue, a gurdwara, and a Quaker meeting house. You can find a list of places of worship in Edinburgh here.

Find Edinburgh crematoriums

If you’re planning a cremation, there are 3 crematoriums in Edinburgh:

Find burial lairs and cemeteries in Edinburgh

There are 43 council-run cemeteries and graveyards in Edinburgh. However, not all of these are open to new burials. Cemeteries which are open to new graves include:

  • Corstorphine Hill Cemetery (council-run)
  • Craigmillar Castle Park Cemetery (council-run, has sections for baby burial plots, Muslim burial plots, Catholic burial plots and green burials)
  • Kirkliston Cemetery (council-run)
  • Liberton Cemetery (council-run)
  • Morningside Cemetery (council-run)
  • Portobello Cemetery (council-run)
  • Rosebank Cemetery (council-run)
  • Saughton Cemetery (council-run)
  • South Queensferry Cemetery (council-run)

You can find more details about Edinburgh cemetery and crematorium listings on the City Council website.

There is also a privately-run woodland burial ground near Edinburgh:

  • Binning Memorial Wood in Tyninghame

Find venues for funeral teas in Edinburgh

You could choose to hold the funeral tea at your home or in a local community centre. Alternatively, if you want to hire a venue, you’ll find a selection of pubs, restaurants and other Edinburgh funeral tea venues for hire.

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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.