Example cost of a funeral at Higher Ground Meadow

Collection of the deceased, care in our premises until the funeral,

Preparation of the deceased and placing in the coffin,

option to use our private visiting room,

assisting with details of the funeral and necessary paperwork. Attendance at the funeral.


Supply a plain brown cardboard coffin  £255.00

Meadow grave                                    £715.00

Grave preparation and completion        £375.00

Hire of the barn                                  £150.00

Celebrant                                           £225.00

A donation to HGM Trust                       £30.00


Possible extras: hire of bearers at £35 each, only needed if family or friends are not able to carry out the moving of the coffin.

Different choice of coffins could increase the whole cost, or by using a simple shroud and only a graveside service the total would be less.

If the distance to collect the deceased is further than a 50 mile radius, please add £1.00 per mile travelled.

“Here  a  beautiful  funeral  needn’t  cost  the  earth “