Natural Burial Grounds are a beautiful final resting place, full of peace and tranquility.

Find A Site

Below is a list of Members of the Association of Natural Burial Grounds

Please click on the links below to find out more

Golden Leaves Funeral Plan’s Green Funeral Plans are designed for people who want environmentally friendly burials. A way to achieve this is through interment in natural burial grounds.

What is a natural burial ground?

Natural burial grounds aim for interment that has as little impact on the earth as possible. The setting prohibits interment of bodies embalmed with toxic chemicals, outer burial containers, as well as burial containers made of synthetic materials.

How to find a natural burial ground?

Not all green burial grounds meet the exact definition of a natural burial ground. Some are hybrids, while some do not strictly follow the green burial ethos. It is best to get in touch with the cemetery directly to determine if the burial site you are considering is truly green and if it is managed properly. Visiting the site will also give you a feel if it’s the right place for you or your loved one.

Burial Sites in the UK and Europe

Below is a list of Members of the Association of Natural Burial Grounds (ANBG). Choosing a burial site from the list ensures that your chosen burial site is truly green. It also assures families that they are choosing a cemetery that observes the best practices and that the cemetery consistently ensures burials are ecologically sensitive.
We’ve also listed conventional cemeteries that are non-members of ANBG but are now offering green burial options.

Please click on the links below to find out more about them.

London

Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery, Rickmansworth

South East

Acorn Ridge, Newbury, Berkshire

Chesham Bois Woodland Burial Ground, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground, Hassocks, West Sussex

Deerton Natural Burial Ground, Sittingbourne, Kent

Eden Valley Woodland Burial Ground, Kent

Fairspear Natural Burial Ground, Oxfordshire

Olney Green Burials, Olney, Buckinghamshire

Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn Downs, Berkshire

South Downs Natural Burial Site, East Meon, Hampshire

St Albans Woodland Burial Ground, Keysoe, Bedfordshire

South West

Arnos Vale, Bristol

Atlantic Rest Natural Burial, Bude, Cornwall

Beer Cross Woodland Burials, Okehampton, Devon

Crossways Woodland Burials, Exeter, Devon

Great Bradley Cottage Natural Burial Ground, Tiverton, Devon

Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground, Shillingstone, Dorset

Higher Ground Meadow, Dorchester, Dorset

Littleham Churchyard, Exmouth, East Devon

Lower Heddon, Yealmpton Woodland Burial Association, Devon

Michael’s Wood Burial Ground, Cholderton, Wiltshire

Pentiddy Natural Burials, Liskeard, Cornwall

Penwith Woodland Burial Place, Penzance, Cornwall

Sharpham Meadow Natural Burial Ground, Devon

Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC, Watchfield, Oxfordshire

East

Crouch Valley Meadow, Althorne, Essex

Gunton Woodland Burial Park, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Herongate Wood, Nr Brentwood, Essex

Muchwood Green Burial Ground, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

Norfolk Bluebell Wood, Hainford, Norfolk

The Arbory Trust Woodland Burial Ground, Barton, Cambridge

East Midlands

Brightwater Green Burial Ground, Lincolnshire

Dale Hill Natural Burial Ground, Locko Park Estates – Derby

Golden Valley Woodland Burial Ground, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Kelsey Woodlands, North Kelsey, Lincs

Longholt Wood, Nocton, Lincolnshire

Markfield Natural Burial Ground, Markfield, Leicester

Norton Disney Big Wood Natural Burial Ground, Lincolnshire

Respect Green Burial Park, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Respect Natural Woodland Green Burial Park , Nottinghamshire/Yorkshire Border

South Lincolnshire Natural Burial Ground, Boston, Lincolnshire

The Willows Natural Burial Ground, Leicestershire

Thorpe Road Cemetery, Leicestershire

Tithe Green Burial Ground, Calverton, Nottinghamshire

West Midlands

Alne Wood Park, Alcester, Warwickshire

Fenns Meadow Green Burial Ground, Whitchurch, Shropshire

Humber Woodland of Remembrance, Leominster, Herefordshire

Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground, Near Tysoe, Warwickshire

Westall Park Woodland Burial, Redditch, Worcestershire

Westhope Green Burial Ground, Shropshire

Yorkshire

Brocklands Woodland Burial, Settle, North Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Woodland Burial Ground, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Southfield Lane Cemetery, York, Yorkshire

Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland, Skipton, North Yorkshire

The Meadow Cemetery, Doncaster

North East

Blue House Woodland Burials, Co. Durham

North West

Adlington Memorial Park, Cheshire

Dalton Woodland Burial Ground, Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria

Swanlow Park Cemetery, Winsford, Cheshire

Wales

Beacons Park Natural Burial Ground, Merthyr Tydfil

Boduan Sanctuary Wood, Pwllheli

Green Lane Burial Field & Nature Reserve, Montgomery, Powys

Hay Meadow Burials, Llandrindod Wells, Powys

Scotland

Binning Memorial Woodland, Tyninghame, East Lothian

Clovery Woods of Rest, Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Craufurdland Woods, Ayrshire

Northern Ireland

At present no provision in N. Ireland

Europe

De Utrecht Natural Burial Ground, The Netherlands

Woodbrook Natural Burial Ground, Co. Wexford

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Non-Members

London

Brockley Cemetery Woodland Section, Lewisham

Camberwell Old Cemetery, Southwark, Greater London

Carpenders Park, Watford, Hertfordshire

City of London Cemetery Woodland Burial, Aldersbrook, Greater London

East Sheen Cemetery Natural Burial Area, Richmond

Manor Park Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Forest Gate, Greater London.

West Drayton Cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, West Drayton

South East

Abingdon Cemetery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Beaulieu Woodland Burial Ground, Lymington, Hampshire

Bicester Cemetery, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Botley Cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Breach Farm Woodland Burial Ground, Andover, Hampshire

Brookwood Cemetery Green Burial Section, Woking, Surrey

Burgess Hill Burial Ground Green Section, Burgess Hill, West Sussex

Bybrook Woodland Garden Cemetery, Ashford, Kent

Canterbury City Cemetery Green Burial Area, Canterbury, Kent

Chatham Cemetery Woodland Burials, Chatham, Kent

Chiltern Woodland Burial Park, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Cuckfield Burial Ground, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Dorking Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Dorking, Surrey

Eashing Cemetery Natural Burials, Godalming, Surrey

Eling Woodland Burial Ground, Lymington, Hampshire

Fairmile Cemetery Green Section, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

Fernhill Park Woodland Burial, Newport, Isle of Wight

Hastings Borough Cemetery, Hastings, East Sussex

Headington Cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Hearne Meadow Green Burial Ground, Herne Bay, Kent

Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground, Christchurch, Dorset

Hove Cemetery Woodland Section, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Langney Cemetery Woodland Section, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Norse Road Cemetery Woodland Section, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Nutfield Parish Cemetery, Redhill, Surrey

Otford Parish Cemetery, Sevenoaks, Kent

Parkside Woodland Burial Ground, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

Rotherfield Greys, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

Shamley Green Woodland Burials, Guildford, Surrey

Springwood Woodland Burials, Sandown, Isle of Wight

Whitstable Cemetery, Green Burial Section 6, Whitstable, Kent

Wildflower Meadow Warblington, Havant, Hampshire

Windrush Cemetery Green Sections, Witney, Oxfordshire

Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Woodwells Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

South West

Bath Natural Burial Meadow, Bath

Bidwell Woodland Burial Site, Rattery, Devon

Bournemouth North Cemetery Woodland Section, Dorset

Bridport Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Bridport, Dorset

Brimscombe Cemetery, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Cleeve Priory Woodland Burial Ground, Watchet, Somerset

Conqueror Wood, Torbay, Devon

Dartmouth Cemetery, Dartmouth, Devon

Exwick Cemetery, Exeter, Devon

Glastonbury Cemetery, Glastonbury, Somerset

Gloucester Cemetery & Crematorium, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Greenfield Woodland of Remembrance, Staunton, Gloucestershire

Harbour View Woodland Burial Ground, Lytchett Minster, Dorset

Haycombe Cemetery Green Burial Area, Bath, Somerset

Killivose Cemetery, Camborne, Cornwall

Kingswood Remembrance Park, Bristol, Avon

Memorial Woodlands, Bristol, Avon

Mole Valley Green Burial Ground, South Molton, Devon

Pontsmill Green Burials, Par, Cornwall

Pool and Winbourne Woodland Burial Ground, Wimbourne, Dorset

Poundbury Cemetery Green Burial Area, Dorchester, Dorset

Seaton Green Burial Ground, Seaton, Devon

South Bristol Cemetery Woodland Burial, Bristol, Avon

Tavistock Cemetery, Tavistock, Devon

Westcombehill Nature Burial, Somerton, Somerset

East

Borough Cemetery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Brinkley Woodland Cemetery, Brinkley, Cambridgeshire

City Cemetery Green Burial Areas, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Colney Wood Woodland Burial Park, Norwich, Norfolk

Culford Woodland Burials, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Feldy View Woodland Cemetery, Mersea Island, Essex

Fletton Cemetery Green Burial Area, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Greenwood Burial Ground, Saxmundham, Suffolk

Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Haverhill Cemetery Meadow Land Burial Area, Bury St Edmunds, Essex

Oakfield Wood Woodland Burials, Manningtree, Essex

Parndon Wood Natural Burial Ground, Harlow, Essex

Thornton Meadows, Ashingdon, Essex

Woodland Glade at Burnham-on-Crouch Cemetery, Maldon, Essex

Woodland Glade at Maldon Cemetery, Maldon, Essex

Woodside Cemetery, Benfleet, Essex

East Midlands

Belper Cemetery The Glade, Derby, Derbyshire

Birdsong Green Burial Site, Alford, Lincolnshire

Burton Upon Stather Cemetery, Lincolnshire

Buxton Cemetery, Buxton. Derbyshire

Glossop Cemetery, Glossop, Derbyshire

Grantham Cemetery Woodland Burial, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Hannah Park Cemetery, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Highwood Cemetery Woodland Section, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Hope Cemetery, Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Ilkeston Park Cemetery, Long Eaton, Derbyshire

Ketton Park Green Burial Site, Stamford, Rutland

Kingsthorpe Cemetery, Northamptonshire

Mansfield Woodhouse Cemetery Woodland Burial, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire

Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby, Derbyshire

Prestwold Natural Burial Ground, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Retford Cemetery, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Rothwell Cemetery Meadow Land Section, Kettering, Rothwell, Northamptonshire

Scraptoft Natural Burial Ground, Scraptoft, Leicestershire

Sleaford Cemetery Woodland Section, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

The Orchard Burial Ground and Pet Cemetery, Lincoln

Thornsett Cemetery, New Mills, Derbyshire

West Midlands

Allesley Woodland Burial Ground, Allesley, West Midlands

Allotment Gardens, Cowsden, Worcestershire

Astwood Cemetery Natural Burial Area, Worcester, Worcestershire

Bushbury Cemetery, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Carmountside Cemetery Woodland Park, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Coleford Cemetery Natural Burial Ground, Coleford, Gloucestershire

Gornal Wood Cemetery Woodland Grave Section, Dudley, West Midlands

Greenhaven Natural Burial Site, Rugby, Warwickshire

Handsworth Cemetery, Birmingham, West Midlands

Highfield Cemetery, Stockport, Cheshire

Lentons Lane Cemetery, Coventry, West Midlands

Ludford Park Meadow of Remembrance, Ludlow, Shropshire

Newport General Cemetery, Newport, Shropshire

Oakley Wood Garden of Remembrance, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Quinton Cemetery, Birmingham, West Midlands

Rowley Regis Cemetery, West Bromwich, West Midlands

South Shropshire Remembrance Park, Stretton, Shropshire

St Pauls Cemetery, Coventry, West Midlands

Stapenhill Cemetery, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire

Stone Cemetery Woodland Section, Stone, Staffordshire

Strensham Woodland Burials, Baughton, Worcestershire

Yorkshire

Lawnswood Cemetery Woodland Burial, Leeds, W. Yorkshire

Mowthorpe Independent Garden of Rest, Terrington, Yorkshire

Priory Woods Cemetery Natural Area, Hull, Humberside

Rosehill Cemetery Natural Burial Areas, Doncater, S. Yorkshire

Rosehill Natural Burial Ground, Huddersfield, W. Yorkshire

Slathwaite Cemetery, Huddersfield, W. Yorkshire

Stonefall Cemetery Woodland Burial Section, Harrogate, S. Yorkshire

Thornton Cemetery, Bradford, W. Yorkshire

Westerdale Green Burials, Whitby, N. Yorkshire

Wisewood Woodland Burial Ground, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire

North East

Acklam Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Middlesborough, Tyne and Wear

Chapel View Green Burial Services, Consett, Co. Durham

Earsdon Cemetery Woodland Section, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear

Fairmoor Cemetery Woodland Burial Section, East Morpeth, Northumberland

Guisborough Cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, Guisborough, Cleeveland

Nothumbrian Woodland Burials, Nr. Morpeth, Northumberland

Prestwick Cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland

Seven Penny Meadows Green Field Burial Ground, Conset, Co. Durham

St Andrews Cemetery, Hexham, Northumberland

North West

Allerton Cemetery Woodland Burial Site, Liverpool, Merseyside

Barrow cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Blackley Cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Carlisle Woodland Burials, Carlisle, Cumbria

Church Inn Burial Ground Valley View Cemetery, Oldham, Lancashire

Clitheroe Cemetery Woodland Burial Ground, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Cockermouth Cemetery, Workington, Cumbria

Frankby Cemetery Woodland Section, Wirral, Cheshire

Friends of Nature Burial Ground, Mobberley, Cheshire

Halecarr Cemetery, Haysham, Lancashire

Harrington Road Cemetery, Workington, Cumbria

Maryport Cemetery, Maryport, Cumbria

Mayfields Woodland Remembrance Park, Wirral, Cheshire

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground, Preston, Lancashire

Poulton New Cemetery, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

Preston cemetery, Preston, Lancashire

Radcliffe Cemetery Woodland Burial Site, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester

Saddleworth Parish Council Cemetery, Upper Saddleworth, Lancashire

The Woodland Cemetery, Worsley, Greater Manchester

Torrisholme Cemetery Woodland Section, Morcambe, Lancashire

West Penine Remembrance Park, Bolton, Lancashire

Wales

Aberystwyth Woodland Cemetery, Aberystwyth

Cardiff and The Vale, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan

Coed Bell Cemetery Woodland Burial, Prestatyn, Denbighshire

Llanfarfechan Cemetery, Colwyn Bay, Conwy

Llanrhos Lawn Cemetery, Llandudno, Conwy

Offas Orchard Green Burial Ground, Gladestry, Powys

Oystermouth Cemetery Woodland Section, Swansea

Rhandir Hedd Cemetery, Llanfairfechan, Conwy

St Woolos Cemetery, Newport, Gwent

Tan-y-Foel Cemetery, Penmaenmawr, Conwy

Thornhill Cemetery Woodland Burial Glade, Cardiff, South Wales

Usk Castle Chase Burial Ground, Usk, Monmouthshire

Y Llwyn Cemetery Woodland Burial, St Asaph, Denbighshire

Scotland

Ardrossan Cemetery, Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

Birkhill Cemetery, Dundee

Brisbane Glen Cemetery, Largs, North Ayrshire

Cockpen Cemetery Woodland Section, Rosewell, Midlothian

Corstorphine Hill Cemetery Woodland Burial, Corstorphine, Edinburgh

Cothiemuir Hill, Alford, Aberdeenshire

Craufurdland Woods, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire

Delliefure, Grantown of Spey, Morayshire

Glenley Green Burials, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway

Hundy Mundy Wood, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Killearn Woodland Cemetery, Killearn, Stirling

Langfaulds Cemetery, Glasgow

Meadow Woodland Burial Site, Galston Cemetery, Galston, East Ayrshire

Monkton Woodland Cemetery, Monkton, South Ayrshire

Roucan Loch, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

Shawfield Woodland Burial, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Strowan Woodland Cemetery, Crieff, Perth and Kinross

Northern Ireland

At present no provision in N. Ireland

Europe

Please see the ANBG listing above for provision in Eire