Best 5 Funeral Directors in Holywood

Discover funeral directors located in Holywood. 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

Okanes Funeral Directors Donegall Street

Okanes Funeral Directors Donegall Street


116-118 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2GX

Open 24/7
Houston Williamson Funeralcare Belfast

Houston Williamson Funeralcare Belfast


117 Crumlin Rd, County Antrim, BT14 6AD

Open 24/7
John Gray Co Holywood

John Gray Co Holywood


138 High St, North Down, BT18 9HW

Open 24/7
James Brown Sons Funeral Directors Whiteabbey

James Brown Sons Funeral Directors Whiteabbey


438 Shore Road, Newtownabbey, BT37 9RU

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Holywood is a town in County Down, Northern Ireland, known for its beautiful coastal location and the historic Holywood Priory. Visitors can enjoy a stroll along the scenic Holywood Esplanade or explore the charming town center with its boutique shops and cafes. With a population of 11,332 people.

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How many funeral directors in Holywood?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 23 Funeral Directors in Holywood On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Holywood?

The typical cost of funerals in Holywood typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Holywood. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Ferguson Flowers (Located on 98-100 High Street, HOLYWOOD BT18 9HW, County Down) or Hannah's Florist (Phone number 028 90424102) typically charge approximately between £82 up to £452 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Holywood?

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

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

Within 30 Miles off Holywood 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 Holywood: Roselawn Cemetery and 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:

Roselawn Cemetery and Crematorium, 129-131 Ballygowan Road Crossnacreevy BT5 7TZ Phone: 028 9044 8288 with a fee of approximately £770 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Holywood 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 Holywood?
There is no Natural Burial grounds in Holywood.
Where can you scatter ashes in Holywood?
The County Down 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 County Down Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Belfast Lough (not a river, but a coastal waterbody) is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Holywood near Holywood Arches Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Holywood Arches Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Holywood Arches Health Centre in Holywood then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Holywood?
The main newspaper in Holywood is the Belfast Telegraph. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Holywood) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Holywood?
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 County Down?
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 Holywood 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 Coast Holywood. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 30 High Street, Holywood, BT18 9AD. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Holywood?
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 (Holywood) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Holywood?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Holywood. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.

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