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Find funeral directors in Ashford, Kent

Plan a fitting send-off. Use our directory to find and compare Ashford funeral directors and get help planning the funeral you want. Our listings cover all of Ashford, as well as locations nearby like Maidstone, Hythe and New Romney. You’ll see lots of options for Ashford funeral homes, ranging from specialist independents to familiar names like Co-op and Dignity.

Plan a funeral in Ashford

There are several options for funerals in Ashford. The town has one crematorium along with 4 burial grounds. These have dedicated sections for different faiths, as well as woodland burial areas for those who want a simple, natural send-off. Are you arranging a traditional funeral for a religious person? Ashford has many beautiful churches where you can hold a Christian funeral service. It also has one mosque.

Why compare funeral directors in Ashford?

Do you need options for low-cost funerals in Ashford? Or perhaps you’re planning a bespoke, personalised funeral? Either way, it’s worth comparing costs and services from several funeral homes. It’s the best way to know you’re getting the service you want at a good price.

Find an Ashford crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, the closest crematorium to Ashford is:

  • Charing Crematorium (privately owned): includes a multifaith chapel with multimedia system and organ. The crematorium has a range of memorial options available.

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Ashford

There are 4 Ashford burial grounds:

  • Bybrook Cemetery (council-owned): has sections for children, people of Islamic faith and Gurkhas.
  • Canterbury Road Cemetery (council-owned): has sections for religious and non-religious people.
  • Tenterden Cemetery (council-owned): has sections for Roman Catholic and children’s burials.
  • Willesborough Cemetery (council-owned): has sections for Roman Catholics, children and Gurkhas.

Bybrook Cemetery and Tenterden Cemetery also have dedicated woodland burial grounds. Visit the Ashford Borough Council website to learn more. Another option for woodland burials near Ashford is Kent Natural Burials. This is located in Iwade, around 40 minutes from Ashford by car.

Find a venue for a funeral wake in Ashford

Common venues for funeral wakes include hotel function rooms, restaurants and social clubs. These usually charge for hire, so you could hold the wake at home or in a park instead if you’re looking to save money. Here’s a list of a few venues where you can hold a wake in Ashford.

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