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Funeral Directors in Fleur de Lis

You never want to have to plan for a funeral but it’s a reality that becomes real for many. Whether it’s something that you’ve anticipated or it comes as a sudden shock, the death of a loved one is never easy. If you’re looking for a little help through a tough period, appointing a funeral director in Fleur de Lis is a sensible choice to ease the burden during this difficult moment.

Highly rated Funeral Directors in Fleur de Lis

You can find a range of funeral directors in Fleur de Lis on this page, many of which already come with recommendations, comments and reviews from people in the local community. These people have already used their services, meaning that you can already rely on the credibility of some of these funeral directors in Fleur de Lis and the surrounding local area.

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Why choose a funeral director in Fleur de Lis?

If you’re looking for a choice of funeral directors in Fleur de Lis, Blackwood, Caerphilly or the surrounding area then you’ll find a wealth of choices right here on this page, complete with location information, contact details and customer comments.

Located just outside the town of Blackwood in Gwent, the name Fleur De Lis is a French translation which means ‘flower of the lilly’, the origin of which (while not confirmed) seems to be because of French visitors who settled in the area, setting up a spelter works and a brewery. Today, the village is located a few miles north of Caerphilly on the east bank of the river Rhymney.

The most historic churches in Fleur de Lis for a funeral

While there might not be a whole host of historic churches in Fleur de Lis, the surrounding area has a few of note, many of which have stood tall for hundreds of years.

While they might not all be in service, we’ve created a small list below that looks at a number of churches in the area, some of which you might want to consider for a funeral service in Fleur de Lis or the surrounding area.

St David’s Church

An example of St David’s Church on the Funeral Directors in Fleur de Lis page on Thomson Local.
Commercial Street, Blackwood, NP12 3UE

The only historic church in the village of Fleur de Lis, St David’s church holds numerous services and community-led initiatives that many locals attend on a regular basis.

You can find out more about these services, the church's location and contact details by visiting this website which has further information.

St Ilan’s Church

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2 Eglwysilan Road, Caerphilly, CF83 1SQ

A Grade II listed building located near the Aber Valley, the Church of St Ilan has sat atop the Eglwysilan mountain since the 12th century and has been open to visitors for many years. The church roof was repaired in 2017 thanks to the generosity of local people who donated via crowdfunding.

St Martin’s Church

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3 St Martin’s road, Caerphilly, CF83 1EF

St Martin’s Church, from the parish of Caerphilly, is a historic church that comes complete with a clock face and a building that is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.

The church itself is located close to the city centre and is a fascinating piece of architecture that sits at the base of Caerffili mountain.

You can find out more by visiting the St Martin’s church website.

Mount Carmel Baptist Church

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21a Pontygwindy Road, Caerphilly, CF83 3AD

The Mount Carmel Baptist Church has been a corner of its local community for many years thanks to many community initiatives and special events.

You can find out more about the church's history and their contact details by visiting their website.

The Parish Church of Saint Paul

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32 High Street, Newport, NP11 4FH

The Parish Church of St Paul is a little further out of the Fleur de Lis area but it’s a church that oozes in history and architectural grandeur unseen in many churches within the local area.

If you’d like to find out more about the church then visit the Parish Church of Saint Paul’s website for information and contact details.

How to find a crematorium in Fleur de Lis

More and more people are considering cremations. In fact, you might be looking for a crematorium in Fleur de Lis today? The reason why this is happening isn’t just because for many people it’s a more financially viable option but also because the idea of scattering ashes in a memorable place or venue is appealing to many families.

We’ve listed a few crematoriums in Fleur de Lis and the surrounding area below for you to browse through.

Best wake venues in Fleur de Lis

After a funeral or cremation service, the next step is to usually hold a wake service afterwards in order to allow family and friends to reminisce about a recently deceased loved one. The usual venues people use are pubs and hotels with large rooms for hire, this allows not just ample room but also for refreshments to be served. We’ve put together a small list of potential wake venues in Fleur de Lis and the local area that you might want to consider.

The Castle Inn

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Castle Street, Blackwood, NP12 3UH

A friendly and traditional pub that serves the village of Fleur de Lis, the Castle Inn is locally owned and able to provide food and drink for wakes which is perfect if you’re holding a funeral service in Fleur de Lis.

The Coal Hole Inn

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Fleur De Lis, Blackwood, NP12 2QE

Another popular and traditional public house that’s not only highly thought of by locals but also by visitors. Its traditional look outside is complemented by its highly thought of food menu which is homemade and comes complete with a high level of customer service.

Maes Manor Hotel

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Maesruddud Lane, Blackwood, NP12 0AG

The Maes Manor Hotel is an extravagant and idyllic setting for those looking for a wake venue near Fleur de Lis that is both practical and picturesque. With rooms for those who might be travelling from far away to large rooms that can hold a wake, the Maes Manor Hotel might be exactly what you’re looking for.

You can find out more information about the venue by visiting the Maes Manor Hotel website.

Bryn Meadows Golf Hotel & Spa

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Maesycwmmer, Mynach, NP12 2RB

A beautiful hotel that is located near Blackwood, Bryn Meadows Golf Hotel and Spa not only offers room for a more joyous occasion but also have the staff and refreshments on offer in order to accommodate a wake.

Find out more information about the services on offer by Bryn Meadows by visiting their website.

Florists in Fleur de Lis

Flowers are more often than not the perfect accompaniment to a funeral or cremation service, mainly because they allow us to express our emotions without ever needing to say anything, which at times can be difficult to do.

It’s hard to know what flowers to buy though, so what you might need to do is speak to an expert, we’ve got a range of florists in Fleur de Lis and the surrounding area below, so feel free to have a look and find one that can help you with your needs.

Best places to scatter ashes in Fleur de Lis

After a cremation, most families decide to either keep the ashes at home in a prominent place or to scatter them at a memorable location. If you’re thinking of doing the latter, then you might already have some idea as to where you’d like to scatter them, if not though, then we’ve put together some ideas of areas where you might like to. However, please make sure you get the landowners permission first before doing so.

Rhymney River

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Rhymney River, Fleur De Lis, CF23 9AF

A river that runs through the Rhymney Valley in South Wales and flows through to the Severn Estuary, the Rhymney River formed the historic boundary between the counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. You can now walk along its banks and take in the views of the country at your leisure, it might even be a peaceful place where you can scatter the ashes of a loved one.

Pen-y-fan Pond

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Manmoel Road, Blackwood, NP12 0HY

One of the last canal feed reservoirs in Wales, Pen-y-Fan pond provides flat, open spaces that allow you to see the idyllic countryside all at once. With various tranquil areas to visit, this might be a peaceful place to reminisce about a recently deceased loved one and perhaps, with the landowners' permission, to scatter their ashes.

Bryngarw Country Park

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Brynmenyn, South Wales, CF32 8UU

With wide open spaces, beautiful woodland and plenty of flora and fauna, Bryngarw Country Park can provide picturesque views, peace and tranquillity right on your doorstep.

You can find out more about Bryngarw Country Park and the facilities that they offer by visiting the Park’s website.

Coity Mountain

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Coity Mountain, Pontypool, NP4 9XP

Located just over nine miles north of Blackwood, Coity Mountain stands at 578 metres tall and overlooks numerous countryside, lakes and grassland which makes it a wonderfully idyllic location for anyone looking to find some peace and quiet with relaxing views.

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

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Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes, Bridgend, CF32 0PA

A little distance away from Fleur de Lis and Blackwood but the Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes are a wonderful example of nature creating areas that are naturally peaceful and calming.

As always, please make sure that you seek the landowners' permission before scattering ashes in Fleur de Lis and the surrounding areas.

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