Local Crematoria & Cemeteries
Here is some information about the Crematoria and Cemeteries in our local area of Oxford and Bicester, which we hope will be useful when deciding the location for your loved one’s funeral. If you would like more information, or if there is another location that you are considering, please do ask us.
In addition to the Cemeteries listed below, some churchyards and parish burial grounds do have plots available for full burials and interments of cremated remains. Spaces in Churchyards are usually only available for parishioners, and Parish Councils may implement increased fees in their burial grounds for non-residents.
Please note that we will contact the Crematorium or Cemetery Authority on your behalf to book the date and time of the funeral.
The Chapel has been designed to overlook some of the prettiest countryside in Oxfordshire and provides seating for up to 100 people.
The mature, award-winning Garden of Remembrance offers a place for ashes to be scattered, and there are a variety of memorial options offered.
Cremation Fee, Monday to Friday (standard time) £875.00
Bicester Cemetery is located behind St. Edburg’s Church. Bicester Town Council are currently looking for a location for a new cemetery as space is limited, however there are still new full burial and cremated remains plots available.
Purchase of plot and interment fee £369.70
Preparation of plot £430.00
Fairspear Natural Burial Ground
A beautiful natural burial ground located near the village of Leafield, on the edge of the Cotswolds. They have space for full burials and interment of cremated remains.
Purchase of burial plots from £550.00
Preparation of graves from £360.00
Interment of ashes including preparation of plot from £480.00
Oxford City Council Cemeteries
Botley, Headington, Rose Hill & Wolvercote
North Hinksey Lane
Rose Hill Cemetery
Church Cowley Road
Oxford City Council run four cemeteries in Oxford. Botley and Wolvercote are the only two which have full burial plots available for purchase, however there are ashes plots available in all four cemeteries. Each cemetery has a Chapel where a service can be held beforehand if wished.
Purchase of burial plots £960.00
Preparation of graves from £560.00
Interment of ashes including purchase and preparation of plot £635.00
Interment of ashes into existing plot £230.00
Use of Cemetery Chapel for 30 minutes £115.00
Oxford Crematorium has two Chapels, with Memorial Chapel seating 36 mourners and St. John’s seating 95. There is also a large Garden of Remembrance where ashes can be scattered, and there are many different memorial options available.
Cremation Fee, Monday to Friday (standard time) £1070.00
South Oxfordshire Memorial Park & Crematorium
The South Oxfordshire Memorial Park and Crematorium offers cremation, natural burial and traditional burial. The natural burial section caters for families who wish for burial in a non-traditional manner, respecting the work of nature and without any visible memorial.
The chapel seats 100 people, it has the potential to stand and seat 200 by including the foyer space, and can accommodate services of over 400 people on the site by piping the service outside under the porte-cochere. It may be used for cremation, burial or memorial services.
Fee for Cremation, Monday to Friday 11am-4pm (other time options available) £950.00
Purchase of burial plots from £300.00
Preparation of burial plots £450.00
Please speak to us for more detailed costs.
Woodland Burial Ground
Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC
Westmill Woodland Burial Ground is a beautiful natural burial ground on the B 4508 near the Oxfordshire / Wiltshire border just off the A420, on an organic farm with views over the Vale of White Horse.
There is an open sided ‘roundhouse’ structure – a shelter for gatherings and services which can typically seat up to 40 mourners.
Full Burial – £700 in total (made up of the Right of Burial for £350 and the Interment fee for £350)
Ashes Burial £350 in total (made up of the Right of Burial for £175 and the Interment fee for £175)
Use of the Roundhouse, chairs and speaker system for services and the wooden coffin cart are currently free of any additional charge.