Say a fitting farewell in Accrington

Arrange a local direct cremation from £850, with the help of our award-winning team. So you can say goodbye at a time and place that feel right.

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The service was excellent and you would not get better by going to a high street funeral director and paying 2 or 3 times as much. We couldn’t have asked for a better send off for our brother.
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Terry, funeral customer

Do it your way

Create the send-off you want, when you’re ready. With more time to grieve, plan, and get everyone together.

It’s simpler

Cut the extra fuss and burden of a traditional funeral. Things like a hearse, an organist, or arranging parking.

It’s cheaper

We’re 4x cheaper than the average traditional UK funeral, saving you thousands.

An Accrington Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

An Accrington Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Losing a loved one is hard. To make things a little easier, we'll pair you up with someone in our team.

With experience across Scaitcliffe, Bedlam, Altham West and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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Direct cremation.
It’s a funeral done your way.

Direct cremation is simply a cremation without a funeral service. It’s fast becoming the choice of families who want to choose how and where they say goodbye to their loved one, at a time that’s right for them.

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We arrange the cremation

Wherever you are in England and Wales, we’ll bring your loved one to our chapel of rest. Then complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation.

On the day

We’ll transport them to a local crematorium and carry out a cremation you don’t attend. We’re always available if you need a chat.

We hand-deliver the ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in your choice of urn, or scatter them for you. We can also give ideas and advice on arranging a fitting send-off.

We met up with family and said goodbye together in our way. The way mum wanted. Fantastic value, fantastic staff, fantastic company that’s with you every step of the way.

Jenny, who arranged a funeral with farewill

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Planning your own reception or memorial

Instead of a funeral service, a memorial can give you the chance to come together with friends and family and celebrate your loved one’s life. If this is something you’re considering, these ideas from our team could help you get started.

Memorial ideas in Accrington

Pay tribute to your loved one with a dedicated memorial tree, bench or a plaque in the Stone Book of Remembrance in Accrington’s Garden of Remembrance.

Where to scatter ashes in Accrington

Accrington is full of natural beauty spots to scatter your loved one’s ashes, from the enchanting Pendle Hill to the historic Woodnook Vale Local Nature Reserve.

Unique wake venues in Accrington

Enjoy a picnic at Oak Hill Park, cheer for their favourite team at the Crown Ground, or enjoy an afternoon tea at the Gallery Kitchen in Haworth Art Gallery to celebrate the life of your loved one.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Accrington

Accrington is a town in the North West of England located between the Pennines and West Pennine Moors. The River Hyndburn flows through the centre of Accrington near Woodnook with Hameldon Hill situated to the east of the town. 

There are several churches and places of worship in the Lancashire town, such as St. Peter, St Andrew, St. Mary Magdalen and St. James Church, situated on Cannon Street. Accrington has the oldest cemetery in Hyndburn, which features beautiful countryside views of Pendle Hill. Accrington Crematorium’s situated North-East of the town at Accrington Cemetery on Burnley Road.

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes or placing a memorial in Accrington, such as Bullough Park or Oak Hill Park.

How much does a funeral and cremation cost in Accrington

The average cost of a funeral in Accrington is around £4,850, but prices can vary depending on the type of funeral you wish to arrange. Several funeral services are available, such as burial, woodland burials, cremation, and direct cremation.

Areas we cover in Accrington

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Accrington including Church, Great Harwood, Oswaldtwistle, Clayton-le-Moors, Rishton, Belthorn, Knuzden and Altham.

We’ll bring your loved one into our care, no matter the distance, arrange the cremation and hand-deliver their ashes back to you anywhere in Accrington.

Our local experts can also help you find somewhere to hold a memorial service in Accrington.

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Create a meaningful funeral today

We’ve helped thousands of families deal with life’s toughest moments, and we’re here to support you whenever you need.

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012 5437 5312
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