Best 5 Funeral Directors in Whitehaven

Discover funeral directors located in Whitehaven. 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

Co Op Funeralcare Whitehaven

Co Op Funeralcare Whitehaven


2 Lowther Street, Cumbria, CA28 7AL

Open 24/7
Eaves Funeral Service Ltd

Eaves Funeral Service Ltd


175-177 High Rd, Cumbria, CA28 9HA

Open 24/7
F Irving Son

F Irving Son


153 Main Street, Cumbria, CA26 3SB

Open 24/7
Yeowart Gill Rudd

Yeowart Gill Rudd


1 Monkwray Lodge, Low Monkwray, Cumbria, CA28 9DS

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Co Op Funeralcare Whitehaven, Eaves Funeral Service Ltd, F Irving Son, Yeowart Gill Rudd. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Whitehaven is a historic coastal town known for its well-preserved Georgian architecture and charming harbor. Visitors can explore the stunning Beacon Museum, showcasing the town's maritime history, or enjoy a walk along the scenic Whitehaven Marina. With a population of 23,668 people.

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How many funeral directors in Whitehaven?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Whitehaven?

The typical cost of funerals in Whitehaven typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Whitehaven. 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 The Flower Basket (Located on 26C Lowther Street, WHITEHAVEN CA28 7DG, Cumbria) typically charge approximately between £81 up to £469 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Whitehaven?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven: Distington Hall 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:

Distington Hall Crematorium, Distington CA14 4QY Phone: 01946 830561 with a fee of approximately £778 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 19 % of all deaths in Whitehaven take place in care homes such as Harbour View Care Home or Emmaus 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 Whitehaven?
Yes there is 7 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 60 miles radius off Whitehaven. As funeral directors in Whitehaven 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 60 miles off Whitehaven.

Southfield Lane Cemetery located at Southfield Lane Cemetery Southfield Lane Cemetery York YO23 3QB. Memotrees located at Memotrees Bridge End Farm Alston CA9 3BJ. Dalton Woodland Burial Ground located at Dalton Woodland Burial Ground LA6 1NJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Whitehaven?
The Cumbria 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 Cumbria Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ehen is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Whitehaven near West Cumberland Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to West Cumberland Hospital. If someone has recently died at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Whitehaven?
The main newspaper is the Whitehaven News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Whitehaven News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Whitehaven) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Whitehaven?
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 Cumbria?
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 Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven?
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 (Whitehaven) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Whitehaven?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Whitehaven. 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 West Cumbria Muslim Society.