Best 5 Funeral Directors in Carlisle

Discover funeral directors located in Carlisle. 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

George Hudson Sons

George Hudson Sons


118 Wigton Road, Cumbria, CA2 7ES

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Carlisle

Co Op Funeralcare Carlisle


32 Spencer Street, Cumbria, CA1 1BA

Open 24/7
Etterby Street Funeralcare Stanwix

Etterby Street Funeralcare Stanwix


8 Etterby Street, Stanwix, Cumbria, CA3 9JB

Open 24/7
Final Journey Funeral Directors

Final Journey Funeral Directors


2 Durdar Rd, Cumbria, CA2 4SA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach George Hudson Sons, Co Op Funeralcare Carlisle, Etterby Street Funeralcare Stanwix, Final Journey Funeral Directors. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Cark and Cartmel Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

About City

Carlisle is renowned for its impressive Carlisle Castle, which has stood for over 900 years and houses fascinating exhibitions and historical artifacts. The city is also a gateway to the stunning Lake District National Park, offering breathtaking landscapes and outdoor activities. The death rate in Carlisle is 1,361 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 74,915 people.

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How many funeral directors in Carlisle?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 13 Funeral Directors in Carlisle On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Carlisle?

The typical cost of funerals in Carlisle typically sits around £2523 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Carlisle. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'Unique Celebrant Ceremonies' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Oopsie Daisy Flowers (Located on 27 Currock Park Avenue, CARLISLE CA2 4DH, Cumbria) or Bay Tree Florists (Phone number 01228 527286) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £461 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 Katie Loxton & Joma Jewellery Carlisle or visiting their store at 20 Globe Lane, The Lanes Shopping Centre, Carlisle.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Carlisle typically ranging from £1019 up to £2338 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in Carlisle. Please find the following details: Cumbria Memorials Address: Unit 1 Port Road Workshops, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 7AJ. Historic Property Restoration - Askins and Little Address: Unit 7, Chapel Place, Denton Holme Industrial Estate, Carlisle, Cumbria, ca2 5df.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Carlisle?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Carlisle), George Hudson Sons and Co Op Funeralcare Carlisle all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Carlisle. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Carlisle.

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

Within 10 Miles off Carlisle 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 Carlisle: Carlisle 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:

Carlisle Crematorium, Dalston Road CA2 6AT Phone: 01228 817390 with a fee of approximately £884 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Carlisle take place in care homes such as Riverwell Beck Care Home or Barchester Lanercost House Care Home. 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 Carlisle?
Yes there is 6 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Carlisle. As funeral directors in Carlisle 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Carlisle.

Southfield Lane Cemetery located at Southfield Lane Cemetery Southfield Lane Cemetery York YO23 3QB. Memotrees located at Memotrees Bridge End Farm Alston CA9 3BJ. Blue House Woodland Burials located at Blue House Woodland Burials.
Where can you scatter ashes in Carlisle?
The Carlisle City 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 Carlisle City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Eden is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Carlisle near Cumberland Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Cumberland Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Carlisle?
The main newspaper is the News and Star. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The News and Star allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Carlisle) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Carlisle?
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 Cumbria?
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 Carlisle 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 Carlisle?
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 (Carlisle) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Carlisle?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Carlisle. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Carlisle Masjid of Taqwa.