All links below give details of individuals, companies and organizations that are relevant to natural burial sites. To correspond with the ethos of a natural burial site, as much of the information here relates to those who are located within a 50 mile radius of the burial ground. Other information that is given is to assist those who wish to undertake the burial themselves without the use of an undertaker. Items such as coffin manufacturers, places to stay and eat if you are in the area and also information to help you when looking for a memorial.
Help & Advice
- The Natural Death Centre
A charity set up to help support and provide advice to anyone planning a funeral, either for themselves or for a loved one.
- The Association of Natural Burial Grounds (ANBG)
The professional body that represents all natural burial grounds with lots of information regarding sites like our own but also information for those who want to arrange a funeral themselves . Beer Cross Woodland Burials are members of the ANBG.
- Funeral Booker
Prices from Funeral Directors and many different options to look through.
- The Good Funeral Guide
General consumer advice and information re funerals.
- Registry Offices in Devon
Phone numbers of different districts and offices.
- National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors
Comprehensive list of funeral directors in the UK.
A local charity that support those who are terminally ill. Multiple shops around the region.
- Rowland Brothers International
Repatriation service. An unusual link, but we have had one request from a woman in Japan to be buried at Beer Cross.
Coffins / Shrouds
- Somerset Willow Company Limited
Willow coffins and other willow products. All materials grown in Somerset and well within reach to the general public.
Felt coffins made in Chagford – nice and local.
- English Willow
Willow coffins made in Taunton.
- Musgrove willow coffins
Willow coffins from Bridgewater
- Coffins – Direct
Softwood and cardboard coffins direct to the public. Company based in Suffolk
- Made Well
Willow coffins made in Hatherleigh by Liz Gard. All willow is locally grown.
Planting as a memorial
- Perrie Hale
A good nursery in Honiton for native trees to plant out as a memorial
Local Accommodation and Public Houses
- The Tors – Belstone
A good local pub in the nearby village of Belstone, approximately 1 mile away that also has accommodation.
- Taw River Inn
A pub in Sticklepath, approximately 2 miles from the burial site.
- The Oxenham Arms
One of the oldest inns in Devon. Good for food and accommodation. approximately 2 miles from the burial site.