Returning your loved ones back to the earth

We operate in and around Leicestershire

Call us on  01530 441 144  (Available 24/7)

Personal service 24/7
Compassionate funeral planning
Variety of funeral services
Dedicated, local family-run business

Woodland Burials

If your loved one was an advocate for the environment, what better way to say goodbye than to return them back to the earth with a natural woodland burial? Laying your loved one to rest in a natural woodland burial is a meaningful and eco-friendly way to honour their advocacy for the environment. It allows them to return to the earth in a way that promotes sustainability and conservation, aligning with their values and legacy.

A natural burial is a beautiful way to give back to the planet and makes for a peaceful place to visit when you return to your loved one. Instead of opting for a headstone for a woodland burial, it’s typical to mark their location by planting new life instead, whether it’s a favourite type of tree or favourite flowers – a truly green send-off.

Natural Burial Services in Coalville, Loughborough & Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Stinsons Independent Family Funeral Directors provide alternative funerals to cater to a wide range of last wishes and to ensure that each and every send-off is as unique as the person who has passed. We have organised, planned and delivered countless green funerals for families and friends within the local community, so if you know your loved one would appreciate you helping them to achieve their last good deed, you can rest assured that our team can assist you with that.

To learn more about our woodland burial services, or for support during this difficult time, contact our compassionate professionals either via phone, online contact form, or in person. Operating throughout Leicestershire, including Coalville, Loughborough, Ashby-de-la Zouch,  and the wider area, we’re here to help you create a memorial that best suits your loved one.

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Let us help you create a fitting tribute for a loved one

Call us on 01530 441 144 or request a callback using the form below

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Address: 194 Ashby Road, Shepshed, Loughborough, LE12 9EF
Opening Times: Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 16:00 (appointment is advisable)
Sat: Appointment only
Sunday: Closed
Contactable 24/7: 01530 833 355

FAQs & Advice

Not sure about something? Take a look at our FAQ section to see if we have the answer to your question, if we don't, please contact us today.

The average cost of a funeral according to the SunLife cost of dying report 2024 is £4141.00 But we believe a funeral can be as simple or as extravagant as you wish it to be for your loved one, and our prices will reflect this. We offer a wide range of affordable options such as direct cremations from only £1350 and simple funerals from £2050
Stinsons handle the logistical details, including the collection and storage of the body, and obtaining necessary medical certificates. We collaborate with the family to tailor service arrangements and assist with official documentation, such as death registration by an authorised person. A specific date and time for the cremation at the crematorium are set, and as a gesture of respect, a single rose—either white or red, chosen by you or your loved ones—is placed on the coffin.
In the event of a death, numerous people and organisations need to be informed, including:
  • Hospital and/or family doctor
  • Social services and district nurses
  • Car insurance
  • Employer or professional association
  • HM Revenue and Customs
  • Social security
  • Local council
  • Utilities (gas, electric, water, telephone, internet)
  • Credit card companies
  • Banks and building societies (accounts must be closed, and any joint accounts must be amended appropriately)
  • Investments and insurance policies (premium bonds are not transferable, which is why the Post Office issues a form that must be sent to the bonds and stocks office – for further advice, consult a financial adviser or accountant)
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