Say a fitting farewell in Basingstoke

Arrange a local direct cremation from £895, 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.
Five stars from Trustpilot

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.

A Basingstoke Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Basingstoke 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 Winklebury, South Ham, Norden, Kempshott, Rooksdown 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 Basingstoke

Dedicate a memorial bench to your loved one at Worthing Road Cemetery and always have somewhere to visit and pay your respects to your loved one.

Unique wake venues in Basingstoke

Take a walk through the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery, enjoy the scenery and a picnic at Eastrop Park, or stroll through the Crabtree Plantation and celebrate the life of your loved one with a unique wake.

Where to scatter ashes in Basingstoke

Enjoy a walk through the North Wessex Downs, take in the views of the River Loddon, or stroll through the South Downs National Park to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a special place to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Basingstoke 

Basingstoke is the largest town in Hampshire, known for its living history museum of antique cars and vintage candy stores. The town features stunning architecture and rich history, including The Vyne, a Tudor mansion with a 16th-century chapel. 

Basingstoke features several churches, including Gateway Church, St Michael’s Church, and Hope Community Church. These central churches offer a space for reflection and serenity in the town and are ideal places to pay your respects to your loved ones. 

There are several cemeteries and crematoriums in Basingstoke such as the Basingstoke Crematorium that’s spread across 22 acres of grounds. With a garden of remembrance, it is a beautiful place to dedicate a memorial to your loved one. There is also Worthing Road Cemetery which operated by Basingstoke and Dean Borough council

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Basingstoke, such as the River Loddon and South Downs National Park. 

How much funerals and cremations cost in Basingstoke 

The average funeral in Basingstoke costs around £3,700, around the UK average. Burials tend to cost roughly £4,500, while the average cost of a cremation in Basingstoke is much cheaper, around the £3,100 mark. These prices can vary depending on the type of funeral you wish to arrange.

There are several funeral services available in Basingstoke such as burials, cremations, and woodland burials. We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Basingstoke.

Areas we cover in Basingstoke 

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Basingstoke, including Tadley, Little Basing, Cliddesden, North Waltham, Oakley and Winslade.

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 Basingstoke.

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

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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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