Say a fitting farewell in Preston

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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017 7236 8179

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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.
Five stars from Trustpilot

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 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

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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017 7236 8179

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 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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017 7236 8179
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