Best 3 Funeral Directors in Thirsk

Discover funeral directors located in Thirsk. 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

Bernard Nicholson Funeralcare Thirsk

Bernard Nicholson Funeralcare Thirsk


20 Market Place, North Yorkshire, YO7 1LB

Open 24/7
Hill Brothers Limited Thirsk

Hill Brothers Limited Thirsk


7 Sowerby Road, North Yorkshire, YO7 1HR

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Bernard Nicholson Funeralcare Thirsk, Hill Brothers Limited Thirsk. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Thirsk is a market town in North Yorkshire, England, known for its connection to author James Herriot, who wrote the famous books "All Creatures Great and Small" based on his experiences as a veterinarian in the area. Visitors can explore the World of James Herriot, a museum dedicated to his life and work. Thirsk is also close to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, offering stunning landscapes and outdoor activities. With a population of 10,554 people.

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How many funeral directors in Thirsk?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Thirsk?

The typical cost of funerals in Thirsk typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Thirsk. 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 Picked at Dawn (Located on Cemetary Road, THIRSK YO7 4DA, North Yorkshire) or Alina Florist (Phone number 01845 574410) typically charge approximately between £82 up to £450 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Thirsk?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Thirsk), Bernard Nicholson Funeralcare Thirsk and Hill Brothers Limited Thirsk all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Thirsk. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Thirsk.

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

Within 30 Miles off Thirsk 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 Thirsk: Maple Park 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:

Maple Park Crematorium, Skipton Bridge YO7 4SA Phone: 01845 813 112 with a fee of approximately £755 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Thirsk take place in care homes such as Sowerby House or Hambleton Grange. 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 Thirsk?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Thirsk. As funeral directors in Thirsk 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 40 miles off Thirsk.

Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Woodland Cemetery Bishop Auckland located at Woodland Cemetery (Bishop Auckland) Middleton Road Bishop Auckland DL13 5RH.
Where can you scatter ashes in Thirsk?
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 Cod Beck is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Thirsk near Lambert Medical Centre?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Lambert Medical Centre. If someone has recently died at Lambert Medical Centre in Thirsk then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Thirsk?
The main newspaper in Thirsk is the Thirsk & Malton Gazette. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which often include details about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Thirsk) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Thirsk?
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 Thirsk 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 Thirsk?
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 (Thirsk) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Thirsk?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Thirsk. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.