Best 5 Funeral Directors in Nelson

Discover funeral directors located in Nelson. 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

Burnley Funeralcare

Burnley Funeralcare


32 Colne Road, Lancashire, BB10 1LG

Open 24/7
Burnley District Funeral Services

Burnley District Funeral Services


Rosegrove Funeral Home, 18 Rosegrove Lane, Lancashire, BB12 6HX

Open 24/7
Denis Hartley Son

Denis Hartley Son


35 Back Brown St, Lancashire, BB8 9NE

Open 24/7
Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd

Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd


183-187 Briercliffe Rd, Lancashire, BB10 1UY

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Burnley Funeralcare, Burnley District Funeral Services, Denis Hartley Son, Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

Nelson is known for its association with the Pendle Witches, and visitors can explore the Pendle Heritage Centre to learn about the infamous witch trials. The town is also recognized for its proximity to the picturesque Pendle Hill, known for its association with folklore and walking trails. With a population of 30,702 people.

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How many funeral directors in Nelson?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 13 Funeral Directors in Nelson On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Nelson?

The typical cost of funerals in Nelson typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Nelson. 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 Going Dutch (Located on 36 Manchester Road, NELSON BB9 7EJ, Lancashire) or Roses & Twine (Phone number 01282 795123) typically charge approximately between £84 up to £473 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 Kraftwork Precious Metals or visiting their store at 4 Burnley Road, Nelson.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Nelson?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Nelson 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 Nelson: Burnley Crematorium, Accrington 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:

Burnley Crematorium, Accrington Road BB11 5DD Phone: 01282 477148 with a fee of approximately £823 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days. Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road BB5 6HA Phone: 01254 232933 with a fee of approximately £751 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 Nelson take place in care homes such as Brierfield House Care Home or Hulton 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 Nelson?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Nelson. As funeral directors in Nelson 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 2 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Nelson.

Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Brocklands Woodland Burial located at Brocklands Woodland Burial BD24 0LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Nelson?
The Lancashire 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 Lancashire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Calder is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Nelson near Pendle Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Pendle Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Pendle Community Hospital in Nelson then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Nelson?
The main newspaper is the Lancashire Telegraph. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Lancashire Telegraph allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Nelson) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Nelson?
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 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 Nelson 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 Spitting Pig. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 112 Manchester Rd, Burnley BB11 4HS, Nelson, BB11 4HS. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Nelson?
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 (Nelson) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Nelson?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Nelson. 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 UKIM - Madina Masjid, Tajweed ul Quran Madrassah, Nelson Community Masjid.