Best 3 Funeral Directors in Stranraer

Discover funeral directors located in Stranraer. 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

Frazer Hare

Frazer Hare


Stranraer Funeral Home, 50 High Street, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 7LP

Open 24/7
John Mcneil

John Mcneil


14 Dalrymple St, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 7ER

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Frazer Hare, John Mcneil. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Stranraer is a town in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, situated on the shores of Loch Ryan. The town serves as a gateway to the beautiful Rhins of Galloway and offers stunning coastal views. Visitors can explore the Castle of St. John, a 16th-century tower house, or enjoy the scenic walking trails along the Loch Ryan Coastal Path. With a population of 10,320 people.

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How many funeral directors in Stranraer?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 2 Funeral Directors in Stranraer On this page we have listed 2 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Stranraer?

The typical cost of funerals in Stranraer typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Stranraer. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Hugh McCormick (Located on 19 North Strand Street, STRANRAER DG9 7LD, Dumfries and Galloway) or Andrea's Florist (Phone number 01776 706688) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £468 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Stranraer?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Stranraer 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 Stranraer: Masonhill Crematorium, Roselawn Cemetery and 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:

Masonhill Crematorium, Ayr KA6 6EN Phone: 01292 266051 with a fee of approximately £839 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Roselawn Cemetery and Crematorium, 129-131 Ballygowan Road Crossnacreevy BT5 7TZ Phone: 028 9044 8288 with a fee of approximately £781 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 21 % of all deaths in Stranraer 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 Stranraer?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 60 miles radius off Stranraer. As funeral directors in Stranraer 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 60 miles off Stranraer.

Woodland Burial at Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery located at Woodland Burial at Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery Main Street Monkton KA9 1BB. Craufurdland Woods located at Craufurdland Woods KA3 6BY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Stranraer?
The Dumfries and Galloway 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 Dumfries and Galloway Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Loch Ryan (not a river, but a coastal waterbody) is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Stranraer near Galloway Community Hospital?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Galloway Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Stranraer?
The main newspaper for Stranraer is the Galloway Gazette. 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 (Stranraer) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Stranraer?
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 Dumfries and Galloway?
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 Stranraer 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 Stranraer?
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 (Stranraer) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Stranraer?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Stranraer. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.

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