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Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Chesham Bois Natural Burial Ground - A Peaceful Resting Place in The Chilterns

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Chesham Bois Natural Burial Ground - A Peaceful Resting Place in The Chilterns

 Welcome to Chesham Bois Burial Grounds, where we offer a natural and eco-friendly alternative for a final resting place. Nestled in the heart of ...

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Brocklands Burial Ground - Triple Award Winning Burial Ground set in the green vales of North Yorkshire.

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Brocklands Burial Ground - Triple Award Winning Burial Ground   set in the green vales of North Yorkshire.

  Welcome to Brocklands Woodland Burial, where we offer a natural and eco-friendly alternative for a final resting place. Nestled in the heart o...

Updated for 2023: Why Choose a Wicker Coffin? Read our free guide before spending any money

Updated for 2023: Why Choose a Wicker Coffin? Read our free guide before spending any money

  Natural burials provide a sustainable, environmentally friendly choice for people seeking an alternative to traditional funeral practices. Beaut...

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Old Park Meadow - A Peaceful Resting Place in Dunmow

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Old Park Meadow - A Peaceful Resting Place in Dunmow

Explore the natural beauty and serene environment of Old Park Meadow located in Dunmow. Offering eco-friendly burial options and facilities to ensure a meaningful farewell.

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Atlantic Rest Natural Burial Ground. A Peaceful Resting Place in Bude, Cornwall.

Choosing a Natural Burial Ground: Atlantic Rest Natural Burial Ground. A Peaceful Resting Place in Bude, Cornwall.

Atlantic Rest is a small family run natural burial site. The emphasis is on simplicity and nature. Their long term goal is to provide a beautiful natural burial site that protects wildlife and works in harmony with the environment. It will ultimately be run by the Wildlife Trust so that it is carefully preserved for the future.

The Evolution of Cemeteries: The Rise of Natural Burial Grounds

The Evolution of Cemeteries: The Rise of Natural Burial Grounds

Delve into the world of natural burial grounds to discover the beauty, eco-friendly benefits, and serene, sustainable ways to honour your loved ones with a personalised alternative to traditional funeral practices. Explore their impact on the environment, their fascinating history, and how they cater to diverse preferences for a meaningful tribute.

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3 Unique and Creative Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones

3 Unique and Creative Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones

As we journey through life, we form bonds, create memories, and experience emotions that shape our existence. Yet, as time passes, these memories can fade, particularly when we lose a loved one. This loss often leaves a deep emotional impact, sparking a desire to maintain a connection with the departed. We will explore 3 creative ways to remember and honour your loved ones, from completing their bucket list to immortalising them through poetry, music, or a memorial lantern. 

Beyond Religion: 4 Practical Ideas for Creating a Non-Religious Funeral Ceremony

Beyond Religion: 4 Practical Ideas for Creating a Non-Religious Funeral Ceremony

Losing a loved one is never easy, and planning a non-religious funeral can feel  overwhelming as there are no guidelines or tried and trusted procedures like there is with traditional religious funerals. However, personalising a funeral so that it honours, respects and celebrates the life of the person who has died often provides a much needed sense of closure and healing for everyone and it can add a special touch that makes it even more memorable.

 

6 smart ways to reduce funeral costs in the UK

6 smart ways to reduce funeral costs in the UK

Death is a difficult subject to discuss. Which is why many people are reluctant to talk about the outrageous cost of a funeral in the UK and the emotional distress that can be caused when there’s not enough money in the pot to pay for a decent send off. It’s important to be proactive and informed when planning a funeral. Understanding your options and your rights will help you make better choices that could save costs.   

 

 

Willow Podcast ep2: We talk to Funeral Expert Rosie Inman Cook about Natural Burials

Willow Podcast ep2: We talk to Funeral Expert Rosie Inman Cook about Natural Burials

Rosie Inman Cook is the manager of the 'Association of Natural Burial Grounds' and the 'Natural Death Centre' charity.  We ask Rosie all about Natural Burial Grounds.

Willow Podcast ep1: Preparing for death with 'End-of-life Doula' Anna Lyons

Willow Podcast ep1: Preparing for death with 'End-of-life Doula' Anna Lyons

Our esteemed guest (and good friend) today is Anna Lyons who as an 'End of life doula' was kind enough to educate us on the role Doulas play in ...

How conventional burials hurt the planet

How conventional burials hurt the planet

Our physical impact on the planet after death has been transformed by contemporary practices of chemical embalming, elaborate burial enclosures...