Unlike conventional cemeteries, there are no rows of memorial stones, benches, vases of flowers or mementos which would change the special quality of our natural burial grounds. However, the urge to create something after a death is deeply set within us. Elysium Memorials are a group of artists and craftsmen that make beautiful, personal, bespoke memorials to keep close to you. Watch their video below...
21, Farmhouse Drive, Frome BA11 2SR
Tel: 01373 301790M. 07910 341597
From inside the shelter, the oak beams frame the view out across the burial ground to the hills beyond. Looking north over The Vale of Glamorgan is the Garth mountain and St Fagans, south is the Bristol Channel while the view east includes the Millennium Stadium and Severn Bridges.
“Our calm and simple approach coupled with shelter's availability means families can make the occasion more personal“, says Annabelle Traherne, the burial ground’s owner and custodian. “Being able to meet families here to hear what they want and telling them what others have done before really helps to bring together a service and a resting place which reflects the personality of the person who has died.”
We welcome anyone who wishes to visit the burial to do so, or call us if you have any questions.
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