Best 5 Funeral Directors in Sherborne

Discover funeral directors located in Sherborne. 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

Bracher Brothers Funeral Directors Sherborne

Bracher Brothers Funeral Directors Sherborne


Newell, Dorset, DT9 4EZ

Open 24/7
David C Rivett Family Funeral Directors

David C Rivett Family Funeral Directors


30 Lyde Road, Somerset, BA21 5AT

Open 24/7
W S Brister Son

W S Brister Son


100 Lenthay Road, Dorset, DT9 6AG

Open 24/7
A J Wakely Sons Ltd Sherborne

A J Wakely Sons Ltd Sherborne


16 Newland, Dorset, DT9 3JQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Sherborne is a charming town in Dorset, England, famous for its magnificent Sherborne Abbey, a medieval church with exquisite architectural features. The town is also known for Sherborne Castle, a stately home set in beautiful gardens and hosting various events throughout the year. With a population of 9,815 people.

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How many funeral directors in Sherborne?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Sherborne?

The typical cost of funerals in Sherborne typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 18% and cremation accounting for 82% of the amount of funerals taking place in Sherborne. 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 'Wendy Harrington' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

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 Glorious Staples or visiting their store at 51a Cheap Street, Sherborne.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Sherborne?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Sherborne 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 Sherborne: Yeovil 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:

Yeovil Crematorium, Bunford Lane BA20 2EJ Phone: 01935 476718 with a fee of approximately £901 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 20 % of all deaths in Sherborne take place in care homes such as Eastbury House or Garden House. 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 Sherborne?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Sherborne. As funeral directors in Sherborne 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 Sherborne.

Higher Ground Meadow located at Higher Ground Meadow DT2 0PA. Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground located at Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground DT11 0QY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Sherborne?
The Dorset 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 Dorset Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Yeo is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Sherborne near Yeatman Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Yeatman Hospital. If someone has recently died at Yeatman Hospital in Sherborne then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Sherborne?
The main newspaper for Sherborne is the Western Gazette. 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 (Sherborne) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Sherborne?
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 Dorset?
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 Sherborne 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 Sherborne?
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 (Sherborne) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Sherborne?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Sherborne. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.