Best 5 Funeral Directors in Wells

Discover funeral directors located in Wells. 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

Hill Son Funeral Directors

Hill Son Funeral Directors


18-20 St. Thomas Street, Somerset, BA5 2UX

Open 24/7
Forsey Son Ltd Glastonbury

Forsey Son Ltd Glastonbury


Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Somerset, BA6 9BH

Open 24/7
N J Maggs Funeral Services Shepton Mallet

N J Maggs Funeral Services Shepton Mallet


18a Commercial Rd, Somerset, BA4 5DJ

Open 24/7
Unwins Independent Funeral Directors Ltd

Unwins Independent Funeral Directors Ltd


Underwood Business Park, Somerset, BA5 1AF

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Wells is a cathedral city in Somerset, England, famous for its magnificent Wells Cathedral, an architectural masterpiece dating back to the 12th century. The city's historic center features charming streets, the medieval Bishop's Palace, and the Vicar's Close, believed to be the oldest residential street in Europe. Wells is also the gateway to the stunning landscapes of the Mendip Hills and the nearby Wookey Hole Caves. With a population of 11,035 people.

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How many funeral directors in Wells?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 7 Funeral Directors in Wells On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Wells?

The typical cost of funerals in Wells typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Wells. 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 Lynnsey Kelly Flowers (Located on 2 Priest Row, WELLS BA5 2PY, Somerset) or Branch and Bloom (Phone number 07825 558 649) typically charge approximately between £93 up to £468 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 Merlins the Jewellers or visiting their store at 8 Sadler Street, Wells.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Wells?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Wells), Hill Son Funeral Directors and Forsey Son Ltd Glastonbury all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Wells. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Wells.

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

Within 10 Miles off Wells 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 Wells: Mendip 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:

Mendip Crematorium, Old Wells Road Croscombe BA5 3RR Phone: 01749 340930 with a fee of approximately £751 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Wells take place in care homes such as The Wells Nursing Home or Fletcher 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 Wells?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Wells. As funeral directors in Wells 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 Wells.

Arnos Vale located at Arnos Vale BS4 3EW.
Where can you scatter ashes in Wells?
The Somerset 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 Somerset Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Brue is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Wells near Wells Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Wells Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Wells Health Centre in Wells then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Wells?
The main newspaper in Wells is the Wells Journal. 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 (Wells) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Wells?
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 Wells 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 Wells?
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 (Wells) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Wells?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Wells. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.