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Find funeral directors in Leicestershire

Are you planning a funeral in Leicestershire? We’re here to help. With our directory, you can find and compare funeral directors in Leicestershire. From independent funeral homes to nationwide names like Co-op and Dignity, you can browse your options carefully before making the best choice for you. Our listings cover the whole of Leicestershire including Hinckley, Loughborough, Lutterworth, Melton-Mowbray, Coalville and more.

Planning a funeral in Leicestershire

You’ve got a wide range of options if you’re planning a funeral in Leicestershire. There are 5 crematoriums in the county, along with several cemeteries, including 3 natural burial sites.

For religious services, you’ll find plenty of churches, chapels and mosques across Leicestershire. Within Leicester City, you will find a range of gurdwaras, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Buddhist Temples and Quaker Meeting Houses.

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

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

Why compare Leicestershire funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Leicestershire 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 the cost of a funeral. This shows that comparing options could help you to save hundreds of pounds.

For instance, a direct cremation in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire, our directory makes it easy to compare costs all in one place.

Find a crematorium in Leicestershire

If you’re planning a cremation, you can choose from these Leicestershire crematoriums:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Leicestershire

For burials, these are some of the Leicestershire cemeteries and burial grounds you can choose from:

  • Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium, Leicester (council-led)
  • Saffron Hill Cemetery, Leicester
  • Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester
  • Stoney Stanton Cemetery, Leicester
  • Anstey Cemetery, Leicester
  • Belton in Rutland Cemetery, Oakham
  • Ashby Road Cemetery, Hinckley (council-led)
  • Thorpe Road Cemetery, Melton Mowbray (council-led)

If you’re planning an eco-friendly funeral, these burial grounds offer woodland burials:

  • Scraptoft Burial Ground, Leicester
  • The Willows Natural Burials, Leicester
  • Markfield Natural Burial Grounds, Markfield

Find funeral wake venues in Leicestershire

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.