Best 5 Funeral Directors in Knaresborough

Discover funeral directors located in Knaresborough. 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

Gallagher Funeral Services Harrogate

Gallagher Funeral Services Harrogate


59 Cawthorn Avenue, North Yorkshire, HG2 7QD

Open 24/7
Hubert Swainson Funeral Services Ltd

Hubert Swainson Funeral Services Ltd


39 Franklin Road, North Yorkshire, HG1 5ED

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Harrogate

Co Op Funeralcare Harrogate


95/97 Knaresborough Road, North Yorkshire, HG2 7LY

Open 24/7
Full Circle Funerals Harrogate

Full Circle Funerals Harrogate


71 Skipton Road, North Yorkshire, HG1 4LF

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Knaresborough is a historic market town in North Yorkshire, known for its scenic setting along the River Nidd. The town is home to the famous Knaresborough Castle, which overlooks the river and provides panoramic views of the surrounding area. Visitors can also explore the enchanting Mother Shipton's Cave, a renowned attraction with its mystical petrifying well and ancient cave formations. With a population of 15,557 people.

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How many funeral directors in Knaresborough?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 11 Funeral Directors in Knaresborough On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Knaresborough?

The typical cost of funerals in Knaresborough typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Knaresborough. 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, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Knaresborough?

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

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

Within 15 Miles off Knaresborough 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 Knaresborough: Stonefall 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:

Stonefall Crematorium, Wetherby Road HG3 1DE Phone: 01423 883523 with a fee of approximately £911 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

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

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 Knaresborough take place in care homes such as Barchester Thistle Hill Care Home or The Manor House Knaresborough. 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 Knaresborough?
Yes there is 4 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Knaresborough. As funeral directors in Knaresborough 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Knaresborough.

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in Knaresborough?
The North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Nidd is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Knaresborough near Harrogate District Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Harrogate District Hospital. If someone has recently died at Harrogate District Hospital in Knaresborough then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Knaresborough?
The main newspaper in Knaresborough is the Harrogate Advertiser. 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 (Knaresborough) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Knaresborough?
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 North Yorkshire?
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 Knaresborough 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 Crackerjack BBQ. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Knaresborough, HG5. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Knaresborough?
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 (Knaresborough) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Knaresborough?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Knaresborough. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.