Best 5 Funeral Directors in Musselburgh

Discover funeral directors located in Musselburgh. 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

Porteous Family Funeral Directors Liberton

Porteous Family Funeral Directors Liberton


Kirkbrae House,, 43A Lasswade Road,, Edinburgh,, H16 6TD

Open 24/7
Porteous Family Funeral Directors Bonnyrigg

Porteous Family Funeral Directors Bonnyrigg


60 High Street, Midlothian, EH19 2AB

Open 24/7
Buchanan Hogg Funeral Directors

Buchanan Hogg Funeral Directors


1 Civic Square, East Lothian, EH33 1LH

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Tranent

Co Op Funeralcare Tranent


96-98 High Street, East Lothian, EH33 1HH

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Musselburgh is recognized for its association with Musselburgh Racecourse, one of the oldest racecourses in Scotland known for hosting prestigious horse racing events. The town is famous for its connection to Musselburgh Links, the oldest golf course in continuous use, dating back to the 16th century. With a population of 20,840 people.

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How many funeral directors in Musselburgh?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 27 Funeral Directors in Musselburgh On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Musselburgh?

The typical cost of funerals in Musselburgh typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Musselburgh. 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 Flowers by Arkadius (Located on 11 Newbigging, MUSSELBURGH EH21 7AJ, East Lothian) or Flowers By Arrangement (Phone number 0131 6657845) typically charge approximately between £88 up to £459 for funeral flower arrangements.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Musselburgh typically ranging from £1030 up to £2335 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in Musselburgh. Please find the following details: J D Smith Stonemasons Ltd Address: 6 Newhailes Business Park Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 6RH. Burgh Stonemasonry Address: 5 Denholm Way, Musselburgh, Midlothian, eh21 6tt.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Musselburgh?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Musselburgh there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Musselburgh: Warriston Crematorium, Seafield Crematorium, Morton Hall 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:

Warriston Crematorium, Warriston Road EH7 4HW Phone: 0131 552 3020 with a fee of approximately £811 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Seafield Crematorium, Seafield Road EH6 7LD Phone: 0131 554 3496 with a fee of approximately £805 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Morton Hall Crematorium, Howden Hall Road EH16 6TX Phone: 0131 664 4314 with a fee of approximately £886 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Musselburgh. As funeral directors in Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh.

Binning Memorial Woodland located at Binning Memorial Woodland EH40 3DU.
Where can you scatter ashes in Musselburgh?
The East Lothian 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 East Lothian Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Esk is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Musselburgh near Musselburgh Primary Care Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Musselburgh Primary Care Centre. If someone has recently died at Musselburgh Primary Care Centre in Musselburgh then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Musselburgh?
The main newspaper in Musselburgh is the East Lothian Courier. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which often include details about the deceased's life, family, and community involvement. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Musselburgh) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Musselburgh?
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 East Lothian?
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 Musselburgh 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 Musselburgh?
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 (Musselburgh) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Musselburgh?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Musselburgh. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.

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