UK Green burial sites listed by county
Green Burial Ground, Yardley Road, Olney, Buckinghamshire MK46 5EH. Run by
The Green Burial Company Tel 01234 241808 Fax 01234 240363 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arbory Trust (click here)
runs a Christian site west of Cambridge.
Brinkley Woodland Cemetery, Near Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire. Click here.
Green, 88 High Street, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE26 1BS.
Tel. 01487 815741 Click here
Pontsmill Human Green Burial and Pet Cemetery in Par,
Cornwall (Tel 01726 813975).
Rose Farm, Penwith, West Cornwall. Click here
Carlisle City Council, Tel 01228 817000, Fax 01228 512742. Civic Centre, CARLISLE, Cumbria CA3 8QG. They have run a green burial site since 1994.
Stapenhill Cemetery at Burton on Trent has a woodland
Bidwell Woodland burial site. Near the village of Rattery in South Devon. Click here
Crossways Farm, Cheriton Bishop, Exeter. Devon.
EX6 6JD. Martin and Julie Chatfield have just opened a
woodland burial site on their farm on the edge of Dartmoor. They
have just (May 2004) had their first burial. Email them here .
They have a website here.
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Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground near Christchurch, Dorset (Tel. 01425 278910). Click here.
Oakfield Wood 256, High St. Dovercourt.
Harwich Essex CO12 3PA. Tel: 0800 374759
Oakfield Wood Green Burial Ground in Manningtree, Essex (tel 01255 880182).
Greenfields Woodland of Remembrance. Malvern Road. Staunton in Gloucestershire. It has been operating for about nine months although the official opening is May 2007. Click here for the website. Email here. Tel 01452 840460. Mobile 07718 595584
Memorial Woodlands, Earthcott Green, Bristol. Tel. 01454 414 999, Fax: 01454 419 081 email here. Website click here. They own the hearse in which Winston Churchill was carried on his final journey. Click here for more.
Breach Farm, St Mary Bourne, Hampshire. Click here.
Clithero. Ribble Valley Council has opened a Woodland burial site at Waddington Road Cemetery adjacent to Boy Bank Wood overlooking the Ribble. Contact David Hewitt, Countryside Officer, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Church Walk, Clitheroe. BB7 2RA. Tel. 01200 414505. Or click here.
Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground, Moss House Lane, Much Hoole, Preston. PR4 4TD. Claims to be the only consecrated Woodland Burial Ground in the North of England. Situated next to the village Church, who can offer their services if required. Contact Mr Geoff Whalley on 01772-612900. Click here for website
The Nature Reserve Burial Ground at Saddleworth Cemetery
near Oldham (Tel 01457 876665).
Natural Endings, Manchester. Tel 0800 197 0401. Click here
Prestwold Natural Burial ground. Near Loughborough. Tel 0116 2220247
Scraptoft, Leicester. Tel 0116 222 0247. Run by The Natural Burial Company. Click here.
Usk Castle Chase, Usk,
Monmouthshire: managed by Native Woodland Ltd, The Market Tavern,
Colney Woodland Burial Park, Norwich. Click here.
Tithe Green Burial Ground, Grange Farm, Oxton, Southwell. NG25 0RG. Tel/Fax 01623 882210
Ketton Park Green Burial site,. near Oakham in Rutland Tel 01780 460000, mobile 07801 090777, or email@example.com
Westhope Burial Ground near Craven Arms, Shropshire (tel 01584 861293).
Brocklands, Near Settle. Yorkshire
Gertrude's Pasture in Scotton, near Harrogate. See Alice Barker Welfare and Wildlife Trust below.
Golden Valley Country Park, near Ripley. Click here
A. B. Welfare and Wildlife Trust in
Harrogate (Tel 01423 530900 or 868121).
Tarn Moor, Skipton, Yorkshire. Click here
Greenhaven burial grounds near Rugby (Tel 01788 860604) Featured on BBC Radio Four on 21 Jan 2005. Click here to read more.
Westall Park at Holberrow Green near Redditch
Lords Wood green burial ground. Located between Malvern and Worcester in the West Midlands. This is still at the planning application stage. Click here for details.
Clovery Woods, Brackenrig, Fyvie, near Turriff in Aberdeenshire. AB53 8QR Tel: 01651 891654
Cothiemuir Hill near the river Don in Aberdeenshire. Managed by Native Woodland ltd. Click here.
Corstorphine Hill in Edinburgh. Scotland's longest established site.
Kirkcudbright. There are plans for a green burial site here. Details from Another Way, c/o South West Environmental Action Project, 17 Castle Street, Kirkcudbright. DG6 4JA, Scotland. Tel 01557 331993. e-mail here
Glenley Green Burials, near Kirkcudbright in Scotland. Run by Osborne Funeral Directors. Click here
I believe that there are also sites elsewhere in Scotland in Angus, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee, East Dunbartonshire, Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire and Stirling, but I don't have any more details at present.
Eternal Forest Trust Ltd. 22 West End Parade, Pwllheli, Gwynedd. LL53 5PN. Click here
Woodland Burial Glade at Thornhill Cemetery in Cardiff (Tel
029 2062 3294).
Living Legacies, New Zealandís Environmental Funeral Company, PO Box 140, Motueka, NZ (tel 03 526 8100; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Natural Burials Wellington. New Zealand. www.naturalburials.com (e-mail: email@example.com).
British Columbia Marion Grau, co-ordinator, Green Burials, Memorial
Society of BC (web: www.greenburials.ca).
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