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Funeral Directors in Glamorgan

Planning for a funeral is something that no one ever wants to have to do, unfortunately, it becomes a reality for many. In order to make it as seamless as possible, you’ll find a wide variety of funeral directors in Glamorgan and the surrounding area, as well as their contact details, on this very page.

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Why choose a funeral director in Glamorgan?

It’s only natural that when it comes to planning a funeral for a loved one that you want it to be done with as little fuss as possible. Thomson Local has a variety of Glamorgan funeral directors readily available for you to browse through at your convenience, so make sure you take advantage of your local funeral directors being located all in one place.

The area of Glamorgan in South Wales is home to the capital Cardiff and has a history with numerous different industries and sectors. As well as being highly influential during the Industrial Revolution, Glamorgan is also home to wonderfully idyllic landscapes including Craig y Llyn, the highest point in the region.

The most historic churches in Glamorgan for a funeral

Glamorgan is an important part of Wales and so are the churches that call it home. It can be difficult to pick a single church, as many of them have been around for hundreds of years and each brings something different and unique when compared to other buildings.

While we don’t have a comprehensive list of churches in Glamorgan as there’s far too many, we hope that this small selection of churches for funerals in Glamorgan will go some way to helping you with your planning:

St Illtyd’s Church

An example of the St Illtyd’s Church on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
College Street, Llantwit Major, CF61 1SG

St Illtyd’s Church, located in Llantwit Major, is a Grade I listed building and has been called the ‘Westminster Abbey of Wales’. It contains a unique collection of carved stones and effigies and has also been commonly referred to as the ‘most beautiful church in Wales’.

Church of St Madoc

An example of the Church of St Madoc on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Gower, Swansea, CF61 1SG

The Church of St Madoc is situated near the coastline where the River Loughor meets the Bae Caerfyrddin to give a scenic backdrop to a church which has been around for hundreds of years.

St Martin’s Church

An example of St Martin’s Church on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
3 St Martin’s Road, Caerphilly, CF83 1EF

Situated at the base of Caerffili mountain, St Martin’s Church is a wonderful part of the local community with large stained windows and close to local travel options, St Martin’s Church is a popular venue for many events and services.

St Cadoc’s Church

An example of St Martin’s Church on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Llancarfan, Barry, CF62 3AD

Calling the village of Llancarfan home, St Cadoc’s Church often takes people’s breath away thanks to its amazing illustrations and medieval architecture which is unlike many others in the country.

Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

An example of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
North Church Street, Cardiff, CF10 5HB

Located within the walls of the capital of Wales, Cardiff, the Parish Church of St Mary is a mix of architectural styles that will appeal to those looking for a historic setting.

How to find a crematorium in Glamorgan

A burial funeral is a viable option for many when it comes to saying goodbye to their loved ones but more and more people are considering the option of cremation. This could be because of the significant reduction in cost or being more at ease with the idea of scattering the ashes of a loved one, finding a crematorium is Glamorgan is an option that many are now strongly considering.

Best wake venues in Glamorgan for hire

If you’re looking for ideas for a wake venue in Glamorgan then we’ve put together a small selection of possible wake venues for you to choose from.

Wakes are held after funerals, at a location that is usually not far from the cremation or burial site. They can give family and friends an opportunity to meet up after a funeral and take part in peaceful reflection with others.

Here are just a few venues in and around the Glamorgan area that you might want to consider for a funeral wake:

Cardiff & Glamorgan Memorial Park

An example of the Cardiff & Glamorgan Memorial Park on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Port Road East, Barry, CF62 9PX

Located close to St Andrews Major Golf Club, the Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park can provide good access, disabled facilities and a friendly team who can help you with a potential after-funeral wake in Glamorgan.

Find out more information about the location by visiting the Cardiff & Glamorgan Memorial Park.

Cottrell Park

An example of Cottrell Park on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan, CF5 6SJ

If you want to find a place to host a fitting celebration of your loved ones, then Cottrell Park might be the place for you. Holding a funeral wake in Glamorgan at Cottrell Park will mean that you’re surrounded by over 400 acres of historical countryside just minutes from Cardiff City Centre.

Find out more about funeral wakes in Glamorgan by visiting the Cottrell Park website.

Cariad Kitchen

An example of Cariad Kitchen on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
17-19 Penlline Road, South Glamorgan, CF14 2AA

The Cariad Kitchen has extensive experience in carrying out wakes and after-funeral receptions both professionally and in a sensitive manner. It’s also home to an outdoor courtyard that’s covered, perfect for family and friends.

Visit the Cariad Kitchen website in order to find out more about the location and the services that they offer.

Ffynnon Wen

An example of Ffynnon Wen on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Thornhill Road, South Glamorgan, CF14 9UA

This tranquil 17th century farmhouse pub is placed opposite the local crematorium, making it a short walk should you be holding a service nearby. This means that there’s no need for extensive travel between the funeral service and the wake.

You can find out more details on the Ffynnon Wen website.

New House Country Hotel

An example of the New House Country Hotel on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Thornhill, South Glamorgan, CF14 9UA

Located in the city of Cardiff, the New House Country Hotel is a majestic looking building and is far from the hustle and bustle of any city location. The calming appearance of the hotel is an ideal choice for an after-funeral wake, giving you and your family plenty of time to reminisce.

You can find out more and book by visiting the New House Country Hotel’s website

Florists in Glamorgan

Flowers are an acceptable way of showing sympathy during a pressing time. The sheer amount of choice can be somewhat overwhelming though, so why not contact one of the following florists in Glamorgan and the surrounding area in order to make the right choice.

Best places to scatter ashes in Glamorgan

After attending a cremation you then need to consider what you might do with the ashes. While many people choose to keep them close by, others decide to scatter them. Scattering ashes is a viable option but where should you do it? There’s plenty of options, here are a few you might want to consider:

Craig y Llyn

An example of the New House Country Hotel on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Near Rhigos Road, Rhigos, CF44 9NX

Situated on the west side of the Cynon Valley, Craig y Llyn is the highest point in the county of Glamorgan and provides those who venture up it with wonderful views of a seemingly never-ending landscape.

Parc Calon Lan

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Near Gwendoline Street, Bridgend, CF32 8AU

A wonderful area of stunning natural beauty, Parc Calon Lan used to be an open mining site. A favourite spot for walkers and nature enthusiasts, the tranquil and peaceful setting is a wonderful area to find peace in.

Afan Forest Park

An example of Afan Forest Park on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Cynonville, Port Talbot, SA13 3HG

The Afan Forest Park provides acres of space with natural beauty and a calming aura for those venture into its’ woods. Frequented by walkers and bike enthusiasts, it provides an air of peace that’s at odds with metropolitan regions in the area.

Glamorgan Heritage Coast

An example of Glamorgan Heritage Coast on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Bridgend, Glamorgan, CF32 0PR

Glamorgan also has a beautiful coastline that’s filled with iconic landmarks, sandy beaches and all without the thousands of people filling it up. The peaceful waves and gentle ocean provide a wonderful backdrop and make it an ideal place to scatter ashes in Glamorgan.

Nash Point Lighthouse

An example of Nash Point Lighthouse on the Funeral Directors in Glamorgan page on Thomson Local.
Marcross, Glamorgan, CF61 1ZH

As mentioned above, the coast of Glamorgan has many hidden treasures and landmarks, one such place is Nash Point Lighthouse. A wonderful beauty spot and one of the highlights of the Glamorgan area.

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