We'll help arrange a direct cremation in Preston 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 017 7236 8179 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 Preston Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Preston 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 Greyfriars, Deepdale, Ribbleton and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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017 7236 8179

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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017 7236 8179

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 Preston 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 Greyfriars, Deepdale, Ribbleton 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 Preston

Pay tribute to your loved one with a memorial tree at Wrea Green Remembrance Wood, dedicate a bench to them at Preston crematorium, or see their name immortalised in a book of remembrance and ensure your loved one’s memory lives on.

Unique wake venues in Preston

Take a walk around their favourite gardens at Moor Park, or enjoy a ride along the river Ribble in a steam train. Whatever you choose, there are many unique ways you can celebrate the life of your loved one in Preston.

Where to scatter in Preston

Take a boat ride along the River Ribble, enjoy a walk through the Forest of Bowland, or journey to your loved one’s favourite part of the Brockholes Nature reserve and find a place to scatter your loved one’s ashes that is special to them.

Find your funeral directors in Preston

Preston is a city in Lancashire. It is home to many museums, like the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, the Lancashire Infantry Museum, and the interactive Ribble Steam Railway Museum, which offers rides on restored trains. 

Meanwhile, for those who enjoy the outdoors, Preston is also home to the Guild Wheel walking and cycling paths that run through the Avenham and Miller Parks, alongside the River Ribble. 

Preston is also home to a number of cemeteries and crematoria. Preston Cemetery is split into two at Miller Road, and the two cemeteries are known as the old cemetery and the new cemetery. Meanwhile, Pleasington Cemetery has a woodland section for those who wish for a natural burial. 

Areas of natural beauty in Preston include Stanley Park, which is a wonderful park around half an hour away from Preston and is near the coast. There is also Pendle Hill, a famous beauty spot about an hour away from Preston, and Wycoller Country Park, which is a lovely spot on the eastern edge of Lancashire. 

How much does a funeral and cremation cost in Preston

The average cost of a funeral in Preston is around £3,850, but prices can vary depending on the type of funeral you wish to arrange. Several funeral services are available, such as burial, woodland burials, cremation, and direct cremation.

Areas we cover in Preston

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Preston, Lancashire, including Deepdale, Greyfriars, Barton, Broughton, Abbey Village, Brindle, Cabus and Ribbleton.

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 Preston.

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

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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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