Best 5 Funeral Directors in Torquay

Discover funeral directors located in Torquay. 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

G H Gayton Son

G H Gayton Son


2 Shelley Avenue, Torbay, TQ1 4PG

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Torquay

Co Op Funeralcare Torquay


Moorview Funeral Home, 79-85 Barton Road, Devon, TQ2 7NY

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Paignton

Co Op Funeralcare Paignton


22 Dartmouth Road, Devon, TQ4 5AQ

Open 24/7
Drakes Of Torbay Funeral Service

Drakes Of Torbay Funeral Service


Hele Road, Torbay, TQ2 7QG

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach G H Gayton Son, Co Op Funeralcare Torquay, Co Op Funeralcare Paignton, Drakes Of Torbay Funeral Service. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Torre Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

About City

Torquay is famous for its beautiful seafront, including the scenic Torquay Harbour and the popular Torre Abbey Sands beach. The town is also recognized for the historic Torre Abbey, a former monastery now housing an art gallery and museum. With a population of 50,645 people.

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How many funeral directors in Torquay?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Torquay?

The typical cost of funerals in Torquay typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Torquay. 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 The Flower Corner (Located on 45 Ilsham Road, TORQUAY TQ1 2JG, Devon) or Barton Bouquets (Phone number 01803 313443) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £459 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 PANDORA Torquay or visiting their store at 60 Union Street, Torquay.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Torquay?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Torquay), G H Gayton Son and Co Op Funeralcare Torquay all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Torquay. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Torquay.

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

Within 10 Miles off Torquay 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 Torquay: Torbay Cemetery and Crematorium Ltd, 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:

Torbay Cemetery and Crematorium Ltd, Hele Road TQ2 7QG Phone: 01803 327768 with a fee of approximately £914 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days.

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

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 Torquay take place in care homes such as Ilsham Valley Nursing Home or Barchester Mount Tryon 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 Torquay?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Torquay. As funeral directors in Torquay 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 1 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Torquay.

Littleham Churchyard located at Littleham Churchyard EX8 2AB.
Where can you scatter ashes in Torquay?
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 Teign is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Torquay near Torbay Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Torbay Hospital. If someone has recently died at Torbay Hospital in Torquay then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Torquay?
The main newspaper is the Torbay Weekly. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Torbay Weekly allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Torquay) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Torquay?
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 Torquay who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company such as Microwave Services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 66 Padacre Rd, Torquay, TQ2 8QQ. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Torquay?
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 (Torquay) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Torquay?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Torquay. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Torbay Islamic Centre.