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Woodland Burial Costs

General background information on Woodland Burial Costs


General rule of thumb

As a useful starting guide it would be fair to say that woodland burial total cost will usually be less than a traditional burial or cremation. However, as is always the case, the precise costs will depend on the particular circumstances.

 

Traditional Burial Costs

Cross British survey of funeral directors costs for average, maximum and minimum total traditional funeral costs
- conducted by Ipsos Mori 2010

Cost (Base)

All (146)
£

Independent (49)
£

Dignity (49)
£

Co-operative (48)
£

Minimum
1,802
1,802
2,142
1,959
Maximum
3,320
3,009
3,320
3,223
Mean
2,648
2,353
2,916
2,675

 

Woodland burial cost examples:

There is no equivalent survey information available on woodland burials but reference to prices quoted on the internet indicate that the cost for a single burial plot, under normal circumstances markedly the most costly part of a woodland burial, can reasonably be expected to be in the region of £500-800.

 

Random UK examples as useful links:

Concise up to date price list for Ketton Park, Rutland

Low cost natural burial and cremation comparison Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

Reference to plot prices and other background on green burials Devon and Cornwall

 

Further useful natural burial references:

Refers to costs and approaches the subject from the angle of burial being a celebration of the departed's life: Later life

Alternative burials give hope to woodland areas: Planning Resource

 

 

Useful links from home page

Woodland Burial Grounds
 Woodland Burial In-depth Background   |  Sustainability  |  Cost Guidelines  |  Burial Site Locations 
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