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Best 3 Funeral Directors in Cockermouth

Discover funeral directors located in Cockermouth. 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

John Hunter Funeral Directors

John Hunter Funeral Directors


5 Skiddaw View, Cumbria, CA13 0DQ

Open 24/7
R N Chicken

R N Chicken


39 Kirkgate, Cumbria, CA13 9PJ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach John Hunter Funeral Directors, R N Chicken. See the following link to find parking:

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Cockermouth is a market town in Cumbria, England, situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park. The town is famous for being the birthplace of poet William Wordsworth and is home to attractions such as Wordsworth House and Garden. Cockermouth is also surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the nearby Lake District fells and lakes. With a population of 9,382 people.

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How many funeral directors in Cockermouth?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 2 Funeral Directors in Cockermouth On this page we have listed 2 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Cockermouth?

The typical cost of funerals in Cockermouth typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Cockermouth. 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 thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, 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 Floral Boutique (Located on 26 Market Place, COCKERMOUTH CA13 9NQ, Cumbria) or Emma's Flowers (Phone number 07724 884 472) typically charge approximately between £100 up to £467 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 Fagans Jewellery or visiting their store at 51 Main Street, Cockermouth.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Cockermouth?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Cockermouth), John Hunter Funeral Directors and R N Chicken all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Cockermouth. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Cockermouth.

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

Within 10 Miles off Cockermouth 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 Cockermouth: Distington Hall 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:

Distington Hall Crematorium, Distington CA14 4QY Phone: 01946 830561 with a fee of approximately £758 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Cockermouth take place in care homes such as Hames Hall or Holmewood Residential 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 Cockermouth?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Cockermouth. As funeral directors in Cockermouth 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 1 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Cockermouth.

Memotrees located at Memotrees Bridge End Farm Alston CA9 3BJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Cockermouth?
The Cumbria 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 Cumbria Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Derwent is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Cockermouth near Cockermouth Cottage Hospital?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Cockermouth Cottage Hospital. If someone has recently died at Cockermouth Cottage Hospital in Cockermouth then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Cockermouth?
The main newspaper for Cockermouth is the News & Star. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which often include details about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Cockermouth) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Cockermouth?
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 Cockermouth 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 Cockermouth?
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 (Cockermouth) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Cockermouth?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Cockermouth. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.