Best 5 Funeral Directors in Darwen

Discover funeral directors located in Darwen. 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

Hyndburn Funeral Service

Hyndburn Funeral Service


336 Union Rd, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, BB5 3JD

Open 24/7
Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd

Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd


9 New Wellington St, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2 4DY

Open 24/7
Barton Hallworth Funeral Service

Barton Hallworth Funeral Service


The Old Fox Hill, 136-138 Union Rd, Lancashire, BB5 3DR

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Darwen

Co Op Funeralcare Darwen


234 Duckworth Street, Lancashire, BB3 1PX

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Hyndburn Funeral Service, Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd, Barton Hallworth Funeral Service, Co Op Funeralcare Darwen. See the following link to find parking:

Parking near Hyndburn Funeral Service

Parking near Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd

Parking near Barton Hallworth Funeral Service

Parking near Co Op Funeralcare Darwen

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

About City

Darwen is known for its association with Darwen Tower, a Victorian-era tower situated on Darwen Moor, providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The town is also recognized for Sunnyhurst Woods, a picturesque woodland park with walking trails and a tranquil setting. With a population of 27,462 people.

Need help?

Contact someone today

How many funeral directors in Darwen?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Darwen?

The typical cost of funerals in Darwen typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Darwen. 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 'Woodside Celebrants' found on with 19 Reviews, 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 Pick of the Bunch (Located on 328 Blackburn Road, DARWEN BB3 0AA, Lancashire) or Petals (Phone number 01254 777400 ) typically charge approximately between £94 up to £455 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Darwen?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Darwen), Hyndburn Funeral Service and Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Darwen. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Darwen.

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

Within 15 Miles off Darwen there are 7 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Darwen: Preston Crematorium, Pleasington Crematorium, Overdale 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:

Preston Crematorium, Longridge Road PR2 5BY Phone: 01772 792391 with a fee of approximately £945 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Pleasington Crematorium, Pleasington Cemetery Tower Road BB2 5LE Phone: 01254 202021 with a fee of approximately £912 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £943 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 22 % of all deaths in Darwen take place in care homes such as Sandy Brook House Care Centre or Moorland View. 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 Darwen?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Darwen. As funeral directors in Darwen 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 20 miles off Darwen.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Darwen?
The Blackburn with Darwen Borough 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 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Darwen is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Darwen near Darwen Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Darwen Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Darwen Health Centre in Darwen then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Darwen?
The main newspaper is the Lancashire Telegraph. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Lancashire Telegraph allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Darwen) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Darwen?
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 Lancashire?
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 Darwen who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company such as Wilkinson Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Unit 1 Global Way Lower Eccleshill Road, Darwen, BB3 0RW. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Darwen?
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 (Darwen) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Darwen?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Darwen. 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 Madina Mosque and Islamic Centre.