I am a member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Greenhill Arts Gallery, Moretonhampstead Just round the corner from Bellacouche is the most wonderful little art gallery with a continuing change of exhibitions.
Essential Ted Talks about Burial – This woman, Caitlin Doughty, speaks and writes with truth and beauty.
Anne Belgrave – felt maker, artist and former collaborator with Yuli.
Devon Fine Fibres – home of the famous Bowmont sheep, a cross between Merino and Shetland, in a successful attempt to breed a hardy sheep for the British damp climate, which produces the softest, finest fleece.
Chandni Chowk – a Fair Trade Textile company based in Devon; beautiful hand-printed cottons from India.
Information about Green Funerals and Natural Burial:
Arka Original Funerals – a wonderful independent funeral business based in Brighton, run by a lovely group of women
Divine Ceremony – based in Bristol, Dee Ryding set up Divine Ceremony in 2015. She is a highly skilled, experienced FD. Highly recommended.
Heart & Soul Funerals – highly recommended funeral director based around Totnes
Holly’s Funerals. – An award winning, contemporary funeral directors with a modern, holistic approach to funerals. Based in Kent and East Sussex.
Humber Woodland or Rememberance – Award winning Natural Burial Ground at Risbury, Leominster, Herefordshire.
The Natural Death Centre – probably your first port of call if you are needing any advice at all surrounding death and dying.
Natural Burial Grounds Index – the same website as above.
Good Funeral Guide – a constantly updated site, with sound advice, lots of research and thinking.
Green Funeral Company – Ruper & Claire Calendar offer an excellent service in the South Hams of Devon – Dartington.
Counselling Directory – Grief can shake everything up – your beliefs, your personality, and even your sense of reality. This website may be of help.
Funeral Services Guide – general help for what to do when someone dies.
North Norfolk Funeral Services – A group for Funeral Directors with a commitment to green funerals.
Poetic Endings – “Challenging the existing inadequacy of funerals on every level”. Louise is in the business for all the right reasons. Based in London.
Woodland Wishes – Independent Green Funeral Directors who offer simple and bespoke green funerals in beautiful woodland burial sites around Cambridgeshire.
Atlantic Rest Natural Burial – just opened in North Devon, near Bude, and a member of the Association of Natural Burial Grounds
Beer Cross Woodland Burials – a new and very beautiful burial site near Okehampton, overlooking Dartmoor.
Crossways, Cheriton Bishop – a well established, well run site nearby.
Fenns Meadow Green Burial Ground – a family run burial ground in Shropshire.
Michael’s Wood Burial Ground – Near Salisbury, a beautiful site with mature trees.
Westmill Woodland Burial – a Community Interest Company (CIC) run by Adam Twine & Liz Rothschild, situated between Oxford & Swindon
Poppy’s Funerals – a lovely, London based, thoughtful and modern company that will help you through the hurdles.
Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground – a beautiful site between Banbury and Stratford, Warwickshire, run by Emma Restall-Orr.
Leedam Natural Heritage – Run by James Leedam. He has eight, beautifully managed sites all over the UK.
Sharpham Natural Burial Ground – a stunning site overlooking my favourite Devon River, the Dart. Who would want a more beautiful resting place?
Sheepdrove Natural Burial Ground – in Berkshire, complete the cycle with a woollen shroud!
Yealmpton Woodland Burial Ground – big views across to Dartmoor from the South and down towards the coast. A well run site.
A Natural Undertaking – a friendly award winning female-led partnership in Birmingham.
White Rose Modern Funerals – Based in Teddington and offering the fresher face of the funeral world.