Across Hertfordshire there is a wide choice of crematoriums and cemeteries, so choosing the right place to lay your departed loved one to rest can feel like a daunting task. In order to make the process simpler at a time when you may already be feeling overwhelmed, we have collated the information on each crematorium and cemetery in Hertfordshire from Google Maps and put them all on the interactive map below.
If you hover over a pin on the map you will see that we have included the name, address and opening hours of the crematorium or cemetery, so that you can quickly see if it is right for you.
If you would like to use this map yourself, please feel free to get in touch and we will happily supply the embed code.
Situated in quiet countryside just outside Rickmansworth, Woodcock Hill Cemetery offers both a traditional cemetery and a woodland cemetery – where trees and flowers are planted instead of traditional headstones, and only biodegradable coffins are used.
Set among woodland with a small lake in the centre, Carpenders Park Cemetery offers traditional burial space as well as an area dedicated to Muslim burials. Its location and features make it a haven for local wildlife.
Offering a range of burial options, Chorleywood House is a large cemetery run by the local Parish Council. It has sweeping lawns, carefully tended flowerbeds and memorial plaques which are laid into the ground in order to maintain an open aspect.
A large cemetery set within easy access of much of South West Hertfordshire, North Watford Cemetery offers dedicated sections for religious denominations, as well as a Garden of Rest and Garden of Remembrance for cremated remains.
Based across two sites, the ‘Old’ and ‘New’ cemeteries a few hundred metres apart, both of which are available for use, Bushey Jewish Cemetery provides a quiet countryside haven amongst its urban setting just outside Watford.
West Herts Crematorium has served its local community since 1959, and offers two beautiful chapels for funerals and memorial services, both religious and non-religious. Located on the edge of Leavesden, it has eleven peaceful acres of Gardens of Remembrance.
Situated in beautiful gardens in Bedmond, the family-run business at Willow Haven Pet Crematorium is dedicated to providing a full service to allow you to say goodbye to a family companion – with burials, cremations and memorial plaques available.
Kingshill Cemetery in Berkhamsted has four acres of carefully-tended lawn space for burials, with mature oak trees around the perimeter. It also offers a dedicated area for the burial of cremation remains.
The historic Heath Lane Cemetery in Hemel Hempstead opened in 1878 and has two Victorian-style chapels in the centre of its green space (although these are no longer in use) as well as large redwood trees.
Offering both a traditional lawn cemetery and a woodland cemetery, the site at Woodwells Cemetery has 12 acres and places an emphasis upon ‘returning to nature’ and encouraging wildlife such as birds and flowers.
A traditional Victorian-style cemetery set on the edge of tranquil Tring, this site offers both traditional-style memorials and an open lawn cemetery area, as well as a space dedicated to the burial of cremation remains.
Located centrally in St Albans, Hatfield Road is a traditional cemetery with a chapel, Garden of Rest and cemetery office, as well as a large war graves area and a large number of horse chestnut trees.
The Lawn Cemetery, run by Welwyn Hatfield borough council, is one of the few in the UK to have been given the Green Flag Award. It permits only upright headstones and has a chapel, mausoleum and a dedicated garden for tributes such as commemorative rose bushes.
Situated in Potters Bar, Mutton Lane Cemetery is closely associated with nearby St Mary’s Church. It has been closed to burials since the 1970s – however, it is still possible for cremation ashes to be interred there.
The peaceful green space at Hertford Cemetery is a habitat for wildlife and offers a wide range of memorials, religious and non-religious, as well as advice services and a space for the burial of cremation ashes.
A quiet, carefully maintained space on the edge of the town of Ware, this cemetery offers not only a range of religious and non-religious options but a sympathetic bereavement advice service run by the staff of Ware Priory.
Set on tranquil land within a residential area at the edge of Hoddesdon, this traditional cemetery offers a number of different grave options and a Garden of Rest, as well as options for the interment of ashes.
This privately run crematorium is set in the heart of the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, providing a setting among nature for dignified funeral services. Its Garden of Remembrance offers a number of ways to commemorate loved ones.
Harwood Park Crematorium is set in beautiful open space just outside Stevenage. The family-run business offers a full funeral service but the facility can also be used simply for the burial of ashes, among its carefully kept gardens and duck pond.
Opened in 1988, Weston Road is a large cemetery situated within Stevenage. It has ten burial sections as well as a Garden of Rest, and memorial rose and shrub gardens, plus an area for the scattering of ashes.
A new facility located in peaceful, wide open countryside outside Hitchin, this large crematorium and scenic garden offers not only a range of funeral services and cremation options, but also a dedicated service to assist with bereavement.
Also known as Royston Cemetery West, this traditional town cemetery is partly owned by nearby St John’s Church and offers full burials as well as the interment of ashes. It is located in the centre of Royston and is open to people of any faith.
Set on picturesque land just outside Sawbridgeworth, this cemetery, opened in 1951, continues to grow and is currently being expanded. It offers space for traditional burials and the burial of cremation ashes – and a number of options for memorials.
I can’t thank Memorials of Distinction enough for producing such a beautiful headstone. It was everything and more, that I had asked for. Everyone in the family was very happy and impressed. So thank you again for that miracle.
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Helen D. Sent by email: 11/06/2019
I have been to the Cemetery to have a look and it is fabulous. A job well done. Thank you very much.
Robert F. Sent by email: 18/11/2019
I would like to thank you for the efficient and friendly way in which you have dealt with the order. I have been to the cemetery and the memorial looks absolutely beautiful. If my family are looking down, they would be very proud of my legacy to them. Thank you once again for all your help.
M J Beczkowicz Extract of a letter sent by post: 05/09/2020
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