Higher Ground Meadow


Price List 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2017


Meadow Grave: £480: Grants the right of a single burial or two sets of ashes.


Meadow Grave for ashes: £260: Permits one burial of ashes, limited choice of position. Also spaces at the front of Tor View Wood £350.00


Woodland Grave:  £720. Ash Grove or Cherry Copse Grants the right of a single burial, included is the planting of a young native tree, a tree guard and 5 year guarantee against failure. These plots may also be used for the burial of two sets of ashes, with the tree at the head of the plot or planted in the centre.


Tor View Wood, our newest area for woodland burial with fantastic views, graves from £795.00 - £1,195.00 including the tree. Small area at the front for meadow burial of ashes £350.00


Woodland Grave: £595. Ryams Spinney This is a separate area where graves are used in sequence and we are unable to offer reservations beside. A whole grave may be used for the interment of two sets of ashes.


Woodland Grave for ashes: £325.  Permits one set of ashes and includes a native shrub, limited choice of position. Or a shared tree £360. - this offers the use of half a full grave space, limited choice of position.


Grave preparation and completion is in addition to the above prices, currently £290 for a full grave and £85 for ash graves or £45 for ashes under the turf. If ashes are required to be interred at the same time as a full burial, fee £45.


Scatter ashes: £145. In permitted area (no grave) appointment needed.


Memorial Plaques: available for all graves made from local green oak with recessed name plate in either brass or black with gold lettering. Small £65.00 (£70.00) Medium £75 (£90) Large £95.00 (£110) and Extra large (meadow only) £105 (£120) the prices in brackets are for our black with gold lettering.


Adopt a Memorial Tree: in the driveway or the shelterbelt £175 a memorial plaque may be purchased for positioning beside the tree. This right to this memorial is for the life of the tree or 125 years.


Higher Ground Meadow Trust We have a legal trust in place for the long term security of the burial ground.  Any purchase of burial plot, tree adoption or ash scattering will be asked to make a contribution paid directly to the trust, suggested minimum £20 per plot. (trust receipts issued)

Please read in conjunction with our current terms and conditions.


Higher Ground Barn:  £145. The building is available to hire for holding the funeral or memorial service of your choice, without time constraints.  The barn has seating for 100 (+ standing) and a wood burning stove for heating. Whatever your thoughts or wishes are please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate them and help you to have a truly memorable and individual service. A toilet adjoins the barn which is wheelchair accessible as is the barn and many wheelchair users have successfully negotiated the mown pathways in the burial area, slightly dependant on weather conditions.       Note: no facilities for refreshments, two local inns within 1.5 miles.


The licence granting the right of burial at Higher Ground Meadow is for the term of 125 years, from the date of interment. We make no charge for maintenance; it is our pleasure to keep this whole area looking as natural as possible whilst promising our love and devotion to this very special place.


For the burial of babies or children please contact us.


Planning for the future, increasingly individuals are making decisions about where they would like their final resting place to be and what type of service they would like etc. We offer the pre-need purchase of burial rights by full payment at current prices; if a close relative or partner wishes to ensure they will be able to use an adjoining plot this may also be purchased or reserved with a £50 non-refundable deposit, this will be deducted from the current prices applicable at the time of use.


Funeral Plans are available please ask for details.