Best 5 Funeral Directors in Taunton

Discover funeral directors located in Taunton. 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

Paul Fudge

Paul Fudge


6 The Mount, Somerset, TA1 3NR

Open 24/7
Crescent Funeral Services

Crescent Funeral Services


The Old Coach House, Crescent Park, Somerset, TA1 4ED

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Taunton

Co Op Funeralcare Taunton


32 Priorswood Road, Somerset, TA2 7PW

Open 24/7
E White Son

E White Son


138-139 East Reach, Somerset, TA1 3HN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Paul Fudge, Crescent Funeral Services, Co Op Funeralcare Taunton, E White Son. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Taunton is renowned for the beautiful Taunton Castle, a medieval fortress that now houses the Museum of Somerset. The town is also recognized for the picturesque Vivary Park, offering green spaces, ornamental gardens, and a boating lake. With a population of 62,479 people.

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How many funeral directors in Taunton?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Taunton?

The typical cost of funerals in Taunton typically sits around £2027 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Taunton. 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 'The Complete Celebrant' 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 Judith Goss Florists (Located on 77 Station Road, TAUNTON TA1 1PB, Somerset) or Eden Wedding Florist (Phone number 01823 276633) typically charge approximately between £98 up to £451 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 Taunton Watch Services Ltd or visiting their store at 8 Bath Place, Taunton.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Taunton typically ranging from £1032 up to £2372 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Taunton. Please find the following details: Richard Harbury Stonemasonry Address: 28 Bilberry Grove, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 3XN. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Taunton?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Taunton 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 Taunton: Taunton Deane 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:

Taunton Deane Crematorium, Wellington New Road TA1 5NE Phone: 01823 284811 with a fee of approximately £726 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days.

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

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 Taunton take place in care homes such as Beauchamp Country House Care or Frethey 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 Taunton?
Yes there is 5 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Taunton. As funeral directors in Taunton 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Taunton.

Littleham Churchyard located at Littleham Churchyard EX8 2AB. 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 Taunton?
The Taunton Deane Borough 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 Taunton Deane Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Tone is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Taunton near Musgrove Park Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Musgrove Park Hospital. If someone has recently died at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Taunton?
The main newspaper is the Somerset County Gazette. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Somerset County Gazette allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Taunton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Taunton?
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 Somerset?
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 Taunton 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 Taunton?
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 (Taunton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Taunton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Taunton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.