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Funeral Directors

Cotton & Son - Weymouth

Milton House, 1 Milton Rd, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 0AZ
01305 76 76 76
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Stoodley & Son - Crewkerne
  1. The Park, George Shopping Centre, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7LU
    Tel: 01460 73229
A.J Wakely & Sons - Beaminster

7 North St, Beaminster DT8 3DZ
Tel: 01308862358

A.J Wakely & Sons - Bridport

91 East St, Bridport DT6 3LB
Tel: 01308423726

A.G Down - Bridport
  1. 66 South St, Bridport DT6 3NN
    Tel: 01308422643
Grassby Funeral Service - Dorchester

8 Prince’s St, Dorchester DT1 1TW
Tel: 01305262338

Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors - Poundbury

Down House, Widcombe St, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3BS
Tel: 01305753533

Woods Funeral Service - Dorchester

11A Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW
Tel: 01305250425

Rose Funeral Service - Weymouth

23 Shrubbery Ln, Weymouth DT4 9LY
Tel: 01305785832

Abbott and Rees Funeral Directors - Weymouth

245-247 Abbotsbury Rd, Weymouth DT4 0LY
Tel: 01305766711

Co-op Funeralcare - Weymouth

130 Abbotsbury Rd, Weymouth DT4 0JS
Tel: 01305772789
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Co-op Funeralcare - Dorchester

31 Great Western Rd, Dorchester DT1 1UF
Tel: 01305266888
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Guidance for florists

It is important not to use oasis blocks, plastic tray and wrappings, and to use flowers from sustainably managed sources. Flowers from your own garden are ideal. The florists we have featured below understand the importance of our natural ethos.


Sunflowers Floral Design - Fiona Penny

Fiona’s flowers are always fresh and of the highest quality. She loves creating beautiful floral tributes, which can be either traditional, contemporary or very personal but will always demonstrate your love and sympathy.

27 St Thomas Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8EJ, UK
Tel: 01305 761663
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Forget Me Not Flowers

Julie Buckland is based in Compton Valence. She creates seasonal tributes including English garden flowers, hedgerow materials and surrounding nature. With an emphasis on incorporating memories of a loved one.
Tel: 07909 680 867
Email: jbshepherdess@btinternet.com
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Mill House Floristry


Pippa Hamilton

The Complete Celebrant
Tel: 07717 500838

Howard Evans
Michelle Carpenter

Tel: 07976 587798

Terry Swain

Manor Farm Cl, Maiden Newton, Dorchester DT2 0EP
Tel: 07483228134

Association of Independent Celebrants

If you are looking for a celebrant, you can find funeral celebrants near you at the AOIC directory.

These are all members of the Association of Independent Celebrants.


Funeral Suppliers

Woven Farewell Coffins

Based in Dorset, Woven Farewell Coffins make beautiful handmade willow coffins from locally grown willow.

Tel: 07904454227

Parley Green - Cardboard Coffins

Based in Dorset, Parley Green are a local company that make eco-friendly cardboard coffins. You can read more about them at their website.


The Posh Partridge Cafe & Catering

Offering catering for any events, from buffets to sit-down dinners in the café or at your own venue.

29 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF
Tel: 01305 342024
Email: info@theposhpartridge.com

Local venues

Brownsword Hall

Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3GW