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Find funeral directors in Thirsk

We’re here to make planning a funeral in Thirsk a little easier. Our directory of funeral directors in Thirsk shows independent funeral homes like Hills, as well as those that are part of bigger brands like Co-op, including Bernard Nicholson Funeral Directors in Thirsk.

Planning a funeral in Thirsk

Our directory can help you compare Thirsk funeral directors. From direct cremations to traditional services, each funeral home will be able to work with you to put plans in place. Thirsk is within easy reach of a crematorium that’s suitable for small and large services. There are also plenty of council-run and privately-owned cemeteries nearby. If you’re planning a Christian service, there are 4 churches – St Mary’s, St Wilfred’s, St Lawrence’s and St Leonard’s. Learn more about these Thirsk parishes. The nearest mosque and synagogue are a 45-minute drive away in Harrogate, while the closest Gurdwara is in Leeds and the nearest Temple is in Huddersfield.

Find a Thirsk crematorium

There’s one main crematorium in Thirsk. This is:

  • Maple Park CrematoriumThirsk’s Crematorium in Maple Park can hold up to 120 people. It also has a wake venue for use after the service if you wish.

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Thirsk

If you’re looking for a Thirsk cemetery, North Yorkshire Council runs 11 cemeteries within a 45-minute drive of Thirsk. The closest of these are:

  • Lark Hill Cemetery – 25 minutes from Thirsk.
  • Kirkby Malzeard Cemetery – 35 minutes from Thirsk.

You can find out more about North Yorkshire cemeteries on the council website. If you’d like to plan a natural burial near Thirsk, you have two natural burial sites nearby. These are:

  • Southfields Lane Cemetery and Natural Burial Ground – if you drive 40 minutes south of Thirsk, you’ll find this peaceful natural burial ground. You can plant bulbs and scatter wildflower seeds in the area.
  • Blue House Woodland Burials – if you drive 40 minutes north of Thirsk, you’ll reach Blue House Woodland Burials. This is a 25-acre woodland that’s surrounded by farmland.

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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.