Best 4 Funeral Directors in Tavistock

Discover funeral directors located in Tavistock. 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

Morris Bros Tavistock Ltd

Morris Bros Tavistock Ltd


Lakeside, Devon, PL19 0AZ

Open 24/7
Tavistock Funeralcare Inc S J Backwell Funeral Service

Tavistock Funeralcare Inc S J Backwell Funeral Service


32a Brook Street, Devon, PL19 0HE

Open 24/7
Walter C Parson Funeral Directors Tavistock

Walter C Parson Funeral Directors Tavistock


32 West St, Devon, PL19 8JY

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Tavistock is a historic town in Devon, England, situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. The town is known for its ancient abbey ruins, Tavistock Abbey, which dates back to the 10th century. Visitors can also explore the bustling Pannier Market, enjoy walks along the River Tavy, and discover the stunning landscapes of Dartmoor. With a population of 12,504 people.

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How many funeral directors in Tavistock?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 3 Funeral Directors in Tavistock On this page we have listed 3 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Tavistock?

The typical cost of funerals in Tavistock typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Tavistock. 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 'Victoria Graham' 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 A Scent-Station (Located on 18 Brook Street, TAVISTOCK PL19 0HD, Devon) or Odds and Buds (Phone number 01822 615298) typically charge approximately between £76 up to £463 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Tavistock?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Tavistock), Morris Bros Tavistock Ltd and Tavistock Funeralcare Inc S J Backwell Funeral Service all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Tavistock. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Tavistock.

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

Within 10 Miles off Tavistock 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 Tavistock: Weston Mill 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:

Weston Mill Cemetery and Crematorium, Ferndale Road PL2 2EP Phone: 01752 304837 with a fee of approximately £946 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 Tavistock take place in care homes such as Blackdown Nursing Home or Chollacott House Nursing Home & Drake Unit. 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 Tavistock?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Tavistock. As funeral directors in Tavistock 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 Tavistock.

Pentiddy Natural Burials located at Pentiddy Natural Burials PL14 5QU. Beer Cross Woodland Burials located at Beer Cross Woodland Burials EX20 2RY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Tavistock?
The Devon 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 Devon Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Tavy is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Tavistock near Tavistock Hospital?
There are 4 funeral undertakers close to Tavistock Hospital. If someone has recently died at Tavistock Hospital in Tavistock then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Tavistock?
The main newspaper in Tavistock is the Tavistock Times 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 (Tavistock) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Tavistock?
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 Devon?
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 Tavistock 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 Tavistock?
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 (Tavistock) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Tavistock?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Tavistock. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.