Best 5 Funeral Directors in Skipton

Discover funeral directors located in Skipton. 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

Howcrofts Funeral Services

Howcrofts Funeral Services


Duckett Street, North Yorkshire, BD23 2EJ

Open 24/7
Brook Smith Son

Brook Smith Son


Fairbanks House, Bunkers Hill, North Yorkshire, BD23 1HU

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Skipton

Co Op Funeralcare Skipton


38 Keighley Road, North Yorkshire, BD23 2NB

Open 24/7
Emmott Bradley Funeral Services

Emmott Bradley Funeral Services


18 Station Road, North Yorkshire, BD20 7EH

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Howcrofts Funeral Services, Brook Smith Son, Co Op Funeralcare Skipton, Emmott Bradley Funeral Services. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Skipton is a historic market town in North Yorkshire, England, often referred to as the "Gateway to the Dales." The town is famous for Skipton Castle, a well-preserved medieval fortress, and its picturesque high street filled with charming shops and cafes. Skipton is also home to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which offers scenic boat trips and walks. With a population of 15,047 people.

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How many funeral directors in Skipton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 8 Funeral Directors in Skipton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Skipton?

The typical cost of funerals in Skipton typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Skipton. 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.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Keelham Farm Shop (Located on Gargrave Road, SKIPTON BD23 1UD, North Yorkshire) or Berries Florist (Phone number 01756 799643) typically charge approximately between £87 up to £462 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 Alexander's Jewellers skipton or visiting their store at 3 Craven Court, Skipton.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Skipton?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Skipton 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 Skipton: Skipton Crematorium, Oakworth 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:

Skipton Crematorium, Carleton Road BD23 3BT Phone: 01756 796118 with a fee of approximately £786 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Oakworth Crematorium, Oakworth Cemetery Oakworth BD22 0RJ Phone: 01535 618245 with a fee of approximately £781 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Skipton take place in care homes such as Craven Nursing Home or Barchester The Dales 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 Skipton?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Skipton. As funeral directors in Skipton 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 Skipton.

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 Skipton?
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 Aire is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Skipton near Skipton General Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Skipton General Hospital. If someone has recently died at Skipton General Hospital in Skipton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Skipton?
The main newspaper in Skipton is the Craven Herald & Pioneer. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which usually include a photograph of the deceased and information about the funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Skipton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Skipton?
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 Skipton 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 Skipton?
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 (Skipton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Skipton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Skipton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.