We'll help arrange a direct cremation in Newcastle for someone who's died. This is a funeral without a service and keeps costs low. You can arrange a simple cremation with us from £895

Or call 028 4378 0009 to talk things through

Honour their memory

No two people are the same, and no two funerals are either. We’ll work with you to create a bespoke funeral, so you can say goodbye your way.

Get dedicated support

If you know exactly what they wanted, or you’re not sure where to start, we’ll arrange something that feels right for you and your loved ones.

Choose what’s right for you

We’ll help you find a venue for a memorial, or give you ideas on other ways to say goodbye, like where to scatter their ashes.

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

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Newcastle 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 Arthur's Hill, Byker, Elswick, Manor Park, Benwell & Scotswood and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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How we’ll help you

Our prices start from £895 for a direct cremation (without a service), including the crematorium fee, a simple urn and oak veneered coffin. You can also choose from our selection of urns for scattering and display.

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We arrange the cremation

We’ll bring your loved one to our chapel or rest and look after them there while we complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation date.

On the day of the cremation

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

We hand-deliver their ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in a simple urn, or scatter them for you. We also offer a choice of urns for display or scattering, including planting and water scattering.

Find the perfect place to say goodbye

We’ll help find the perfect place for a memorial service or to scatter your loved one’s ashes in Arthur's Hill, Byker, Elswick, Manor Park, Benwell & Scotswood or nearby.

Whether you have something in mind or want to talk through your options, our funeral experts will support you in finding a place that reflects the person you love.

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 Newcastle

Pay tribute to your loved one with a dedicated memorial plaque in West Road Crematorium, immortalise their name in the Book of Remembrance or dedicate a memorial leaf to them.

Unique wake venues in Newcastle

Cheer on Newcastle at the Nine bar, walk around the Town Moor, or enjoy a picnic at Long Sands Beach and celebrate the life of your loved one with a meaningful and unique wake.

Where to scatter ashes in Newcastle

Take a walk alongside the River Tyne, stroll through a meadow at the North Pennines, or visit the Garden of Remembrance at West Road Crematorium to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that was special to them.

Find Your Funeral directors in Newcastle 

Newcastle is an English city in the North-East of England sitting on the River Tyne’s north bank. Developed on a Roman settlement its economy initially relied on its port, having one of the world’s largest ship and building repair centres. These days it is more diverse, known as a tourist spot for its beautiful bridges and wonderful churches. 

There are sixteen churches within the Newcastle area, including the Destiny Church, St George’s Parish, and St Gabriel’s in Heaton. There are several cemeteries and crematoriums in the city, like the West Road Crematorium featuring two chapels and a Garden of Remembrance. Newcastle Crematorium is set in 12 acres of peaceful gardens and grounds. 

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Newcastle, like the River Tyne and the North Pennines. 

How much funerals and cremations cost in Newcastle 

The average cost of a funeral in Newcastle is around £3,700. It is more expensive for burial than a cremation, with costs of burial averaging £4,600 in the North East of England.

While the cost of a funeral is lower in Newcastle than in other parts of the UK, the exact cost will vary depending on the type of funeral that you wish to arrange. 

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

Areas we cover in Newcastle 

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Newcastle including Gateshead, North Tyneside, Kingston Park, Byker, Elswick, Gosforth, Walkergate and Wingrove.

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 Newcastle.

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

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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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