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Find funeral directors in Herne Bay

Need some help planning a funeral? Find the right funeral director in Herne Bay using our directory. You can compare funeral homes in Herne Bay based on cost, location and range of services. You’ll find family-run funeral homes like A. Welch and Sons, alongside branches of well-known names like Co-op Funeralcare and Dignity (John Kemp). Whether you want to organise a simple service or a big celebration of life, we’ll help you find the right funeral director to organise the service you want.

Planning a funeral in Herne Bay

If you’re planning a funeral in Herne Bay, you have a few things to think about. The town has one cemetery and there are a further 3 cemeteries within a 30-minute drive. If you’d like a green burial, the nearest natural burial site is in Sittingbourne. For cremations, there is one crematorium in Herne Bay and a choice of 4 others within a 30-minute drive.

If you need a Christian place of worship, Herne Bay has a range of places, including Church of England, Catholic, Methodist and Baptist churches. There is also a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and a Spiritualist church. If you need a mosque, you can find one in Margate.

Not sure where to start with planning a funeral? Use our step-by-step guide to arranging a funeral.

Find a Herne Bay crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, there is one, newly built crematorium in Herne Bay and several others within a 30-minute drive:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Herne Bay

There is one cemetery in Herne Bay and 3 others within a 30-minute drive. In under an hour’s drive you can reach a natural burial site in Sittingbourne:

  • Herne Bay Cemetery, Herne Bay
  • Whitstable Cemetery, Whitstable
  • Sturry Cemetery, Canterbury
  • Canterbury Cemetery, Canterbury
  • Kent Natural Burial Site, Sittingbourne

Click here for more info about natural burial grounds.

Find funeral wake venues in Herne Bay

You may choose to hold the wake at your home or a local pub. Your funeral director will be able to talk to you about your options.

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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.