Best 5 Funeral Directors in Lancaster

Discover funeral directors located in Lancaster. 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

Preston Ireland Bowker Funeral Directors

Preston Ireland Bowker Funeral Directors


20B Queen Street, Lancashire, LA1 1RX

Open 24/7
Bare Torrisholme Funeral Service

Bare Torrisholme Funeral Service


5 Bare Lane, Lancashire, LA4 6DE

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Westgate Morecambe

Co Op Funeralcare Westgate Morecambe


Unit 5, Westgate Shopping Centre, Glentworth Road West, Lancashire, LA4 4SZ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Lancaster

Co Op Funeralcare Lancaster


5 George Street, Lancashire, LA1 1XQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Preston Ireland Bowker Funeral Directors, Bare Torrisholme Funeral Service, Co Op Funeralcare Westgate Morecambe, Co Op Funeralcare Lancaster. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

Lancaster is recognized for its historic Lancaster Castle, a medieval fortress with a rich history. The city is also famous for its scenic Lancaster Canal, offering picturesque walks and boat trips. The death rate in Lancaster is 1,652 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 50,849 people.

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How many funeral directors in Lancaster?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Lancaster?

The typical cost of funerals in Lancaster typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Lancaster. 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 Simply Flowers by Nicola (Located on 49 Scotforth Road, LANCASTER LA1 4SA, Lancashire) or Lune Valley Florist (Phone number 01524 64458) typically charge approximately between £99 up to £454 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 Down to Earth - Lancaster or visiting their store at 12 Sir Simons Arcade, Lancaster.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Lancaster?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Lancaster), Preston Ireland Bowker Funeral Directors and Bare Torrisholme Funeral Service all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Lancaster. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Lancaster.

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

Within 10 Miles off Lancaster 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 Lancaster: Lancaster and Morecambe 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:

Lancaster and Morecambe Crematorium, Powder House Lane LA2 6AD Phone: 01524 848394 with a fee of approximately £768 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Lancaster take place in care homes such as Nazareth House - Lancaster or Barchester Laurel Bank 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 Lancaster?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Lancaster. As funeral directors in Lancaster 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 Lancaster.

Dalton Woodland Burial Ground located at Dalton Woodland Burial Ground LA6 1NJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Lancaster?
The Lancaster City 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 Lancaster City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Lune is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Lancaster near Royal Lancaster Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Royal Lancaster Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Royal Lancaster Infirmary in Lancaster then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Lancaster?
The main newspaper is the Lancaster Guardian. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Lancaster Guardian allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Lancaster) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Lancaster?
Absolutely, in Lancaster, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'Lancaster & Lakes Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Lancaster there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster?
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 (Lancaster) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Lancaster?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Lancaster. 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 Raza Masjid, Prayer Room - M6 Southbound, Masjid-e-Noor.