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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Herne Bay

Discover funeral directors located in Herne Bay. 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

Beltinge District Funeral Service Ltd

Beltinge District Funeral Service Ltd


132 Reculver Rd, Kent, CT6 6PL

Open 24/7
C W Lyons Son Ltd

C W Lyons Son Ltd


51-53 Oxford St, Kent, CT5 1DB

Open 24/7
Herne Bay Funeral Services

Herne Bay Funeral Services


94 Sea St, Kent, CT6 8QF

Open 24/7
John Kemp Funeral Directors Whitstable

John Kemp Funeral Directors Whitstable


26 Harbour Street, Kent, CT5 1AH

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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Herne Bay is known for its charming pier, offering scenic views of the coastline and a nostalgic seaside experience. The town is also recognized for the historic Reculver Towers, a pair of ancient Roman towers that overlook the sea. With a population of 40,450 people.

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How many funeral directors in Herne Bay?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 9 Funeral Directors in Herne Bay On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Herne Bay?

The typical cost of funerals in Herne Bay typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in Herne Bay. 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 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' 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 Sunflowers Floristry (Located on 110 Reculver Road, Beltinge, HERNE BAY CT6 6PD, Kent) or Wild Daisy (Phone number 01227 740067) typically charge approximately between £83 up to £469 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 La Luna or visiting their store at 94 Mortimer Street, Herne Bay.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Herne Bay?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Herne Bay), Beltinge District Funeral Service Ltd and C W Lyons Son Ltd all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Herne Bay. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Herne Bay.

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

Within 10 Miles off Herne Bay 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 Herne Bay: Thanet Crematorium, Barham 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:

Thanet Crematorium, Manston Road CT9 4LY Phone: 01843 577333 with a fee of approximately £772 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Barham Crematorium, Canterbury Road (A260) Barham CT4 6QU Phone: 01227 831351 with a fee of approximately £752 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 Herne Bay take place in care homes such as Broomfield Lodge Care Home or Miramar 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 Herne Bay?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Herne Bay. As funeral directors in Herne Bay 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 Herne Bay.

Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL.
Where can you scatter ashes in Herne Bay?
The Kent 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 Kent Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Stour is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Herne Bay near Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital. If someone has recently died at Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital in Herne Bay then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Herne Bay?
The main newspaper is the Herne Bay Gazette. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Herne Bay Gazette allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Herne Bay) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Herne Bay?
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 Kent?
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 Herne Bay 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 Herne Bay?
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 (Herne Bay) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Herne Bay?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Herne Bay. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.