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Find funeral directors in Great Harwood

Do you need a funeral director in or near Great Harwood? With our listings, you can find and compare funeral directors in Great Harwood, to other towns and cities, within Lancashire.

From independent funeral homes like Great Harwood Funeral Services, to nationwide names like Dignity (Birtwistle & Rishton). Use our directory to help organise the right send-off for you.

Planning a funeral in Great Harwood

If you’re planning a funeral in Great Harwood, there’s lots of choice. There are 3 crematoriums within a 30-minute drive of the town and 2 cemeteries in Great Harwood itself.

If you need a natural burial, 3 sites are accessible in just over an hour's drive.

For religious services, you’ll find Church of England, Catholic, Methodist and United Reformed churches. You’ll also find a Spiritualist church and a mosque.

If you need Buddhist Temples or Quaker Meeting Houses you will find them in Burnley and Blackburn. The nearest synagogue is in Manchester.

Your local funeral director will be able to offer more detail, using their local knowledge and expertise in planning funerals in Great Harwood.

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

Why compare Great Harwood funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Great Harwood vary depending on the type of service, when it takes place and the funeral director you choose. In fact, funeral directors’ fees typically make up around one-third of funeral costs – so comparing options could help you to save hundreds of pounds.

For instance, a direct cremation in Great Harwood will cost a lot less than a large celebration of life. That’s why it’s important to compare prices.

If you want to plan an affordable funeral in Great Harwood, our directory makes it easy to compare costs all in one place.

Find a crematorium in Great Harwood

If you’re planning a cremation, there are 3 crematoriums within a 30-minute drive of Great Harwood:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Great Harwood

For burials, there are 2 cemeteries located in Great Harwood.

  • Rishton & Great Harwood Cemetery, Great Harwood (council-run)
  • Great Harwood Church Extension Cemetery, Great Harwood

If you’re planning an eco-friendly funeral, these burial grounds offer woodland burials and are within a 1-hour drive of Great Harwood:

  • West Pennine Remembrance Park, Bolton
  • Dalton Woodland Burial Park, Burton-in-Kendal
  • Brocklands Woodland Burial, Settle

Find funeral wake venues in Great Harwood

You may choose to host the wake at home. Alternatively, for a larger venue, you may wish to use a local pub or community centre. 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.