Green Funerals in Torquay
In addition to traditional funeral choices, we offer environmentally considerate funeral options such as Woodland Burials in Cockington,Torquay.
We can also combine Greener choices with traditional services such as the use of Wicker coffins for cremation or church services. it is important to realise that there is a great variety of choices when planning woodland burials and green funerals in Paignton, Torquay and Brixham, including non-religious or humanist funeral services across South Devon.
For some families the mixture of a non-religious funeral service in Paignton Torquay or Brixham and a woodland burial with a willow coffin may be perfect, but it is not necessarily everyone’s perception.
A family may wish to have a bamboo coffin and a full Church funeral service in Paignton followed by a cremation at Torquay Crematorium. Another family may want a non-religious funeral service in Torquay using a traditional shaped coffin followed by a burial in Conqueror Wood Green Burial Site.
Whatever your requirements, with our experience we are confident that we can assist you and provide our professional guidance in planning a memorable funeral service in Torquay, Paignton, Brixham and the surrounding areas for your loved one.
A green burial is often part of a funeral where the family and friends can really become involved in the proceedings and the atmosphere
is informal, although this does not have to be the case.
It is perfectly acceptable to have a woodland burial after a full church service.
Set in Cockington Country Park on the edge of Torquay, Torbay’s only Woodland Burial site in Torquay offers a natural alternative to
traditional burials, the burial of ashes and more recently for the scattering of ashes.
The site is part of Conqueror Wood, an 18 acre woodland planted in 2005.
Conqueror Wood enjoys fantastic views over Torquay Paignton and Brixham and is easy to get to, situated just off the Torbay ring road.
Open glades, paths and rides with views of the sea are part of the woodland, which is planted with oak, ash, hazel and maple and shrubs.
The Torquay Woodland Burial site offers a natural way to remember loved ones.
For each burial, a tree will be planted nearby; adding to the newly-planted woodland and each plot will be marked with a memorial plaque.
Within the burial ground, there is space for single and double depth burials and for the burial of ashes.
Each plot can be marked with a granite memorial plaque, set into the ground.
Long grass will encourage birds such as the rare Cirl Bunting, in addition to insects and wildflowers. Families receive packets of wildflower seed to scatter at the site.