Local Contacts

Please find below some local Funeral Directors and Green Funeral Directors and Celebrants who are happy to make any natural burial arrangements for you.

These links and contact details are for general informational purposes. We are happy to discuss any requirements that you may have.


Dawn Thewlis conducts bespoke funeral and wedding ceremonies. She writes and conduct none religious ceremonies in and around Yorkshire and sometimes well beyond.

My ceremonies include weddings, renewal of vows, hand fasting, funerals and memorials but extends to any of life's events that should be celebrated. Tel: 07879 467799 email: dawnthewlis@yahoo.co.uk

(1) Dawn Thewlis - Bespoke Funeral And Wedding Ceremonies. | Facebook 

Margaret Foxley is a Funeral celebrant with a difference and is an accomplished public speaker from Laneshw Bridge, Colne. She draws on her knowledge of literature, readings, poetry and music. Tel: 01282 867137 or 07779301554 A Modern Ceremony | Facebook

Margaret Foxley – Funeral Celebrant

Lara Martin is an accredited Funeral Celebrant from Ilkley, as well as an inspirational speaker and contemporary recording artist.

VOHFuneral&Memorial (vohforfunerals.com)

Mark Your Occassion Mark Gregory is a Celebrant and entertainer from Addingham, providing hand-written ceremonies. Tel: 07928829773

Mark Gregory – Celebrant & Entertainer | Mark Your Occasion

Sarah Garg is based in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Providing funeral celebrant services throughout Yorkshire. Including Memorial Services, Scattering of Ashes & Bespoke Ceremonies. Telephone: 07593 362781 E-mail: sarahgarg@hotmail.com 

Sarah Garg | Civil Celebrant - Yorkshire Funeral & Weddings Civil Celebrant (sarahgargcivilcelebrant.co.uk)



Howcroft's Funeral Services Serving and caring for the families of Skipton and the surrounding area for more than 100 years. 01756 792173 Howcroft Funerals (howcroftsfunerals.co.uk)

Brook Smith & Son Funeral Directors An independent family business based in Skipton but serving a far wider area. The company was founded in 1955. 01756 792738 Brook Smith Funeral Directors Skipton (brook-smith.co.uk)

Suzanne Bairstow Independent Funeral Director is an eco-friendly Independent Green Funeral Director working from Embsay, Skipton. Inspirational funerals specialising in woodland burials and environmentally conscious cremations.

Tel:  07778678286 or 01756 701688 email info@suzannebairstow.co.uk T/A Wendy Clarkson Funeral Services

Green Funeral Director | Suzanne Bairstow - Independent Funeral Director

Co-Op Funeral Directors, Skipton 01756 700506 or Barnoldswick 01282 813345. They will help you arrange the funeral that feels right.

Funeral homes near Skipton - Co-op

Funeral Directors in Barnoldswick, Skipton Road - Co-op

Full Circle Funerals Modern funeral directors committed to supporting the wellbeing of every bereaved individual. Branches in Guiseley, Bramley, Halifax, Harrogate and Leeds. Home - Full Circle Funerals

Jackson's of Silsden Funeral Services They have been involved in the funeral profession for over 100 years, providing an infrastructure of support for the local community. Branches in Silsden, Cross Hills and Ilkley. Silsden Tel: 01535 654069 Jacksons Funeral Services | Independent Family Run Funeral Directors

John Whitham Funeral Services The only independent Funeral Director in Ilkley Tel: 01943 831375 Independent Family Funeral Services Ilkley (johnwhitham.co.uk)

Home - Gallagher Family Funeral Directors : Keighley (david-gallagher.co.uk) 01535 690979  An independent family business who have been caring for the families of Keighley and its surrounding districts since 1993.

H Eaton & Sons Funeral Directors, Ilkley provide funeral care of the highest standards. Serving the local community of Ilkley since 1935, they have extensive knowledge and expertise in planning, arranging and conducting funerals, so that they can ensure that every family can give their loved one a personal farewell. 01943 489368 H Eaton & Sons Funeral Directors in Ilkley | Dignity Funerals


Carmelina's Funeral Directors Bradford, Leeds & West Yorkshire carmelinasfuneralcare.co.uk - Sensitive and compassionate funeral care with a woman's touch.

Melia Powell Funeral Services Providing funeral services to communities in Yorkshire via our funeral homes in Keighley and Sandbeds. 0800 078 3712 Melia Powell Funeral Service | Sandbeds and Keighley

Helliwell's Funeral Service are a leading independent funeral directors serving Pendle since 1924. Their aim is to provide you with a first class service that encompasses genuine care and professionalism.

Funeral Directors - Colne, Lancashire | Helliwells Funeral Service (helliwells-funeralservice.co.uk)

Craven Pet Crematorium - Family run pet crematorium and pet funeral service, Bradley 07881786714 Craven Pet Crematorium - Pet Funeral Service

Craven Heifer (cravenheiferskipton.co.uk) The Craven Heifer pub, a familiar sight in its elevated position at the top of Tarn Moor, is a popular stopping-off place, not only for walkers and cyclists visiting the Dales, but perhaps especially for Skipton locals, who come up for the famous Sunday Lunch. Wakes and refreshment bookings can be booked here. 01756 792521 info@cravenheiferskipton.co.uk