Say a fitting farewell in Poole

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 Poole Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Poole 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 Broadstone, Merley and Bearwood, Oakdale, Canford Cliffs, Penn Hill 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 Poole

Pay tribute to your loved one with an entry in Poole Crematorium’s Book of Remembrance, or by placing a memorial plaque on an existing bench in the crematorium grounds.

Unique wake venues in Poole

Pay a visit to Kingston Lacy at Brownsea Island, enjoy a picnic at Harbourside Park, or take in the 14th-century architecture of Scaplen’s Court as you celebrate the life of your loved one.

Where to scatter ashes in Poole

Enjoy a picnic at Sandbanks Beach, pay a visit to the Dorset AONB, or marvel at Agglestone at the Studland and Godlingston Heath Nature Reserve to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that is special to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Poole

Poole is a coastal town in Dorset, England that is known for its large harbour and sandy beaches. Dorset’s Old Town is known for its Georgian houses, while the Poole Museum is separated into 4 buildings, each dedicated to local history. Boats head south to Brownsea Island, which is close by from Poole Harbour. Brownsea Island is a mainly wooded area with plenty of walking trails and is home to elusive red squirrels. It is also home to Brownsea Castle, which has been turned into a private hotel in recent years.

There are a few cemeteries and crematoriums in Poole such as Branksome Cemetery, Broadstone Cemetery, Parkstone Cemetery, Poole Cemetery, and Poole Crematorium located on Gravel Hill. 

Poole Quay and Poole Harbour attract many visitors to Poole, and are favourite spots among the locals too. The Quay has beautiful views across the harbour to Brownsea Island, and here you can take the harbour cruise to the island from the quayside or even stay at the Quay and visit a tall ship, or enjoy a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants. Meanwhile, the harbour is lined with yachts, luxury motor cruisers, and fishing boats, and is the largest natural harbour in Europe. It is internationally recognized, and as well as playing host to numerous international sailing competitions, it is also full of wildlife. 

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

How Much Funerals and Cremations Cost in Poole

The average cost of a funeral in Poole is roughly £4,675. Cremation with a service is cheaper, costing on average £4,200, and burial will set you back around £5,985. These prices are higher 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 services available from funeral directors in Poole including burials, natural burials, and cremation. We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Poole.

Areas We Cover in Poole

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Poole, including, Broadstone, Merley and Bearwood, Oakdale, Canford Cliffs and Penn Hill.

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 Poole.

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

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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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