Best 5 Funeral Directors in Forfar

Discover funeral directors located in Forfar. 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

Kirriemuir Funeralcare

Kirriemuir Funeralcare


29 Roods, Angus, DD8 4HN

Open 24/7
Strathmore Funeral Directors

Strathmore Funeral Directors


4 Roberts St, Angus, DD8 3DG

Open 24/7
William Lyall Funeral Directors

William Lyall Funeral Directors


2 Bellies Brae, Angus, DD8 4EB

Open 24/7
Alexander Bain Funeralcare Forfar

Alexander Bain Funeralcare Forfar


28-30 West High Street, Angus, DD8 1BA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Forfar is a town in Angus, Scotland, known for its rich history and connection to Scottish traditions. The town is famous for Forfar Bridie, a traditional Scottish meat pastry, and the Forfar Loch Country Park, which offers scenic walks and birdwatching opportunities. The historic Forfar Castle and Meffan Museum are also worth a visit. With a population of 14,230 people.

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How many funeral directors in Forfar?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Forfar?

The typical cost of funerals in Forfar typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Forfar. 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 'Onie Tibbitt, Agnostic Scotland' 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 Garlands Florist (Located on 146 East High Street, FORFAR DD8 2ER, Angus) or Robbie & Nicoll (Phone number 01307 463152) typically charge approximately between £93 up to £452 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 Hunters The Jewellers or visiting their store at 10 The Cross, Forfar.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Forfar?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Forfar there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Forfar: Parkgrove Crematorium, Dundee 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:

Parkgrove Crematorium, Douglasmuir DD11 4UN Phone: 01241 828959 with a fee of approximately £914 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Dundee Crematorium, Macalpine Road DD3 8SD Phone: 01382 827259 with a fee of approximately £761 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 19 % of all deaths in Forfar 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 Forfar?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Forfar. As funeral directors in Forfar 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 Forfar.

CairnBrae Natural Burial Ground located at CairnBrae Natural Burial Ground DD5 3PD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Forfar?
The Angus 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 Angus Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Isla is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Forfar near Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre. If someone has recently died at Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre in Forfar then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Forfar?
The main newspaper in Forfar is the Angus and Dundee Courier. 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 (Forfar) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Forfar?
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 Angus?
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 Forfar 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 Forfar?
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 (Forfar) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Forfar?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Forfar. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.

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