Best 5 Funeral Directors in Ayr

Discover funeral directors located in Ayr. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

Peter Wilson Son Funeral Directors

Peter Wilson Son Funeral Directors


79 Prestwick Road, South Ayrshire, KA8 8LH

Open 24/7
Bennetts Funeral Directors Prestwick

Bennetts Funeral Directors Prestwick


64 Main Street, South Ayrshire, KA9 1NX

Open 24/7
Barry Whalen Funeral Directors

Barry Whalen Funeral Directors


3 River Terrace, South Ayrshire, KA8 0BJ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Prestwick

Co Op Funeralcare Prestwick


1 St. Quivox Road, Ayrshire, KA9 1LJ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Ayr operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


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About City

Ayr is famous for its beautiful sandy beach, Ayr Beach, offering stunning views of the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. The town is also renowned for the historic Ayr Racecourse, a popular venue for horse racing events. With a population of 46,780 people.

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How many funeral directors in Ayr?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 8 Funeral Directors in Ayr On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Ayr?

The typical cost of funerals in Ayr typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in Ayr. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Daisy's Flowers (Located on Unit 3, 3 Arthur Street, AYR KA7 1QJ, South Ayrshire) or Mary's Flowers (Phone number 01292 268512) typically charge approximately between £76 up to £458 for funeral flower arrangements.

Even though funeral jewellery, like a cremation necklace, is not typically considered a direct expense of a funeral, it does add to the overall cost. To obtain pricing information about funeral jewellery, we suggest reaching out to Cherry Soda Jewellery or visiting their store at Ayr Central, Kyle St, Ayr.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Ayr?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Ayr), Peter Wilson Son Funeral Directors and Bennetts Funeral Directors Prestwick all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Ayr. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Ayr.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Ayr for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Ayr there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Ayr: Masonhill Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr KA6 6EN Phone: 01292 266051 with a fee of approximately £909 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Ayr?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 20 % of all deaths in Ayr take place in care homes. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in Ayr?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Ayr. As funeral directors in Ayr we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 2 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Ayr.

Woodland Burial at Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery located at Woodland Burial at Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery Main Street Monkton KA9 1BB. Craufurdland Woods located at Craufurdland Woods KA3 6BY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Ayr?
The East Ayrshire Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the East Ayrshire Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ayr is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Ayr near Ayr Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Ayr Hospital. If someone has recently died at Ayr Hospital in Ayr then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Ayr?
The main newspaper is the Ayrshire Post. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Ayrshire Post allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Ayr) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Ayr?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in South Ayrshire?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Ayr who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Ayr?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Ayr) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Ayr?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Ayr. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.

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