Say a fitting farewell in Bristol

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.
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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.

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

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Bristol 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 Lawrence Hill, Ashley, Bishopston, Horfield, Southville, Southmead 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 Bristol

Commemorate the life of your loved one by having their name added to the Book of Remembrance at Canford Cemetery, erect a plaque at Canford Crematorium, or dedicate a tree to them.

Unique wake venues in Bristol

Enjoy a walk up Brandon Hill, take a boat ride across the canal, or pay a visit to Arnolfini Harbourside Bar to celebrate the life of your loved one with a unique wake that would suit them best.

Where to scatter ashes in Bristol

Take a boat ride across the River Avon, walk up Mendip Hill, or through Leigh Woods to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that is special to them.

Find your funeral directors in Bristol 

Bristol is a city in southwest England sitting on the River Avon. Once a prosperous maritime city it’s now a cultural hub with a wide range of museums, theatres, and music venues. The Clifton Suspension Bridge is still one of its most popular attractions in Bristol, pulling tourists to the city every year. 

The city is home to several churches including the City Church, Woodlands Church, and Christ Church. Woodlands Church is situated near the university campus and features lush grounds.

There are also several crematoriums and cemeteries like the South Bristol Cemetery and Crematorium which hosts a Book of Remembrance and lush green areas that serve as wonderful places of reflection. Other cemeteries include Arnos Vale Cemetery, Brislington Cemetery, South Bristol Cemetery and Canford Cemetery and Crematorium. All offer a special place to dedicate a memorial to them and remember your loved one.

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Bristol, like the River Avon or Leigh Woods. 

How much do funerals and cremations cost in Bristol 

The average cost of a funeral in Bristol is £4,650 making it one of the most expensive places in the UK to have a funeral. The cost of a direct cremation is cheaper than a burial, but it is worth remembering that the cost of a funeral can vary depending on the type of funeral you want to arrange. 

We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Bristol.

Areas we cover in Bristol 

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Bristol, including Clifton, Bishopworth, Cheswick, Yatton, Kingswood, Trowbridge and Mangotsfield.

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 Bristol.

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

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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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011 7205 1486
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