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Choosing a Funeral Director
By doing a little research into green and woodland burials, which should include a visit to your local funeral directors, you will discover that a wide choice is available to you.
Planning ahead puts you in control.
A good place to start your research is the content of our website, which offers a selection of exceptional natural burial grounds around the UK and also provides good information on practical matters and legal procedures, helpful contacts, local service providers, suppliers and useful links to other organisations, support and information.
Find out if your local firm is in-tune with what you have in mind.
Talk to your local funeral director. Let them know what you would like to do and which products and services you prefer. A good one will be able to help you fulfil all of your wishes, especially if you provide them with the information and sources you have from your research. If you wish to do some aspects yourselves, the funeral director should offer help where needed and allow you to control what you want to do.
Decide how much or little you wish to do for yourselves, and plan ahead.
Participating in the funeral arrangements can help people come to terms with their loss, but there is a lot to organise in what can often be stressful and difficult circumstances. Pre-planning is helpful if there has been an opportunity to do that, as is a willing and able support team. Having an experienced funeral director to assist and make sure that nothing has been overlooked will be reassuring.