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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J Pidgeon & Son Ltd2 2 5029 2022 6604539 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF51BDMore Info
D M Prosser Ltd2 2 501874 622755Ty Maelgwyn Kensington, Brecon, LD39AYMore Info
D T Coughlan & Sons1 1 501443 672206182-184 High Street, Gilfach Goch, Porth, CF398SHMore Info
Silcox Family Funeral Directors1 1 501554 77312083 New Road, Llanelli, SA153DSMore Info
Morgan Vowles Funeral Directors1 1 501443 683101154-155 Trehafod Road, Pontypridd, CF372LLMore Info
D J Thomas & Son Funeral Directors1 1 501443 8310444 Hanbury Square, Bargoed, CF818QQMore Info
Porthcawl Funeral Services1 1 501656 78369975 New Road, Porthcawl, CF365DHMore Info
Fforestfach Funeralcare1 1 401792 581938155-157 Ravenhill Road, Ravenhill, Swansea, SA55AHMore Info
W H Preene & Sons Funeral Services3 3 201443 223368Cardiff Road, Mwyndy, Pontyclun, CF728PNMore Info
Caerphilly Funeral Services Ltd1 1 1029 2086 2100Parc Avenue Funeral Home, Caerphilly, CF833AZMore Info
C Meirion Hopkin01792 84451395-96 High St, Clydach, Swansea, SA65LNMore Info
D G Attwell Funeral Directors01792 650205Attwell Private Chapel, 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, SA59JH
Serving Swansea & the surrounding area since 1930'sMore Info
Arthur Cambrey Funeral Directors Ltd01554 772829Alban Road, Llanelli, SA151ESMore Info
Peter Evans Funerals01239 61526654 Pendre, Cardigan, SA431JRMore Info
Port Talbot Funeral Services01639 508555Holy Cross Church, Port Talbot, SA132UYMore Info
Thomas J Thomas & Sons Funeral Directors01495 303273Henllys Funeral Home Beaufort Hill, Beaufort, Ebbw Vale, NP235QNMore Info
Matthew L Jones Funeral Services01267 236787Waunyroes, Carmarthen, SA313RPMore Info
Cockwell's Funeral Services01639 8845853 Seaward Avenue, Port Talbot, SA127LTMore Info
Port Talbot & Margam Funeralcare01639 883688Glanafan Court Funeral Home, Port Talbot, SA132BNMore Info
Riverside Funeral Services07533 776909Bridge Street, Ogmore Vale, Bridgend, CF327ALMore Info
Griffiths Bwtrimawr01792 885626Oakfield Street, Pontarddulais, Swansea, SA48LNMore Info
W H Preene & Son Independent Funeral Directors01443 22336854 Main Street, Barry, CF632HNMore Info
F G Rees & Son01437 764418Allonby, Portfield Gate, Haverfordwest, SA623LSMore Info
Eric E Davies01239 831402Hermon, Glogue, SA360DTMore Info
R J Funerals01446 73384429 Holton Road, Barry, CF634HAMore Info
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.