Say a fitting farewell in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Cheltenham 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 All Saints, Battledown, Hesters Way, Swindon Village, St Peter's 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 Cheltenham

Pay tribute to your loved one with a dedicated bronze plaque, an entry in the Book of Remembrance, or you can contribute to Cheltenham Borough Council’s endowment fund that goes toward the Garden of Remembrance.

Unique wake venues in Cheltenham

Enjoy a picnic at Montpelier Gardens, a firework display at Glenfall House, or take to the water with the Boathouse as you celebrate the life of your loved one.

Where to scatter ashes in Cheltenham

Enjoy a boat ride on the River Thames, a walk across the Malvern Hills, or pay a visit to the Cotswolds to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that is special to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Cheltenham

Cheltenham is a town in Gloucestershire on the edge of the Cotswolds that is famous for the Cheltenham Festival held every March at the Cheltenham Racecourse. But Cheltenham is also known for its Regency-era buildings such as the Pittville Pump Room that calls back to Cheltenham’s history as a spa town. Cheltenham is also home to The Wilson museum that displays fine art, as well as the Victorian Everyman Theatre with its lavish, ornate auditorium.

There are several cemeteries and crematoria in Cheltenham including, Oak Chapel Crematorium, Bouncers Lane Cemetery and Crematorium, and Charlton Kings Cemetery. Cheltenham also has a number of churches such as Cambray Baptist Church located at Cambray Place and Gas Green Baptist Church which is situated on Russell Street and is closeby to the University of Gloucestershire.

Areas of natural beauty in Cheltenham include Montpelier Gardens, which is close to the town centre and is an amazing example of Cheltenham’s Regency architecture, and the Imperial Gardens. These gardens were originally landscaped and planted as a recreational garden for only the wealthy citizens of Cheltenham, but now the gardens are open to everybody, serving breakfast sandwiches and light lunches.

There are many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Cheltenham.

How Much do Funerals and Cremations Cost in Cheltenham

The average cost of a funeral in Cheltenham is roughly £3,800. Cremation with a service is cheaper, costing on average £3,400, and burial will set you back around £4,000. These prices are lower than the average cost of a funeral in the UK.

It’s worth noting that the price of a funeral can vary depending on the type of funeral you choose to arrange. You could expect to pay a lot less with a direct cremation.

There are several funeral services available in Cheltenham including burials, natural burials, and cremation. We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Cheltenham.

Areas We Cover in Cheltenham

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Cheltenham, including, All Saints, Battledown, Hesters Way, Swindon Village and St Peter’s.

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 Cheltenham.

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

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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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