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Find funeral directors in Nelson

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

From independent funeral homes like Fred Hamer Funeral Services, to nationwide names like Co-op Funeralcare and Dignity, use our directory to help you.

Planning a funeral in Nelson

If you’re planning a funeral in Nelson, there’s lots of choice. There is one crematorium within 30-minutes’ drive of the town and 3 cemeteries located in the town. If you need a natural burial, there are 4 sites that are accessible in just over an hours’ drive.

For religious services, you’ll find Church of England, Catholic, Methodist and Baptist churches. You’ll also find a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses and a mosque.

If you need a Buddhist temple and Quaker Meeting House, 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 Nelson.

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

Why compare Nelson funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Nelson 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 Nelson will cost a lot less than a large celebration of life. That’s why it’s important to compare prices.

Planning a funeral in Nelson is much simpler when using our directory to compare costs, all in one place, helping you make an informed decision.

Find a crematorium in Nelson

If you’re planning a cremation, there is one crematorium within 30-minutes drive of Nelson:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Nelson

For burials, there are 3 cemeteries located in Nelson.

  • Nelson Cemetery, Nelson
  • Cemetery of St. John’s Church, Nelson
  • St. Pauls Church Graveyard, Nelson

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

  • Friends of Nature Burial Ground, Mobberley
  • Dalton Woodland Burial Park, Burton-in-Kendal
  • Woodland Cemetery, Manchester
  • Brocklands Woodland Burial, Settle

Find funeral wake venues in Nelson

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.