Markfield Natural Burial Ground and Nature Reserve
Markfield Natural Burial Ground and Nature Reserve


Prices 2023






Adult grave space for one person                          £715

Child under 18                                                            £486

Infant under 3                                                             £235

Ashes plot                                                                    £209

Ashes scattering                                                          £248


Please note we incorporate four ashes plots into each full sized plot. 





Grave preparation and administration – payable at the time of a funeral only.


Adult interment                                                          £425

Child or infant interment                                           £282

Ashes interment                                                          £153


These prices include the provision and planting of a memorial tree (120 - 150 cm sapling) - on or near the grave, a tree guard and stake.  


If families wish to plant something bigger than this we will arrange this as part of  'tree planting day' in late winter and will endeavour to source the best pot grown saplings, at the best prices, each year. The cost for this is somewhere between £45  to £150 depending on the size and species of tree. It also depends on the available space - we cannot plant large trees on every plot in the burial ground, as the trees would simply not thrive.


Memorial Plaque Grave Marker

In recognition of the fact that people will want to mark their grave, we do offer the option of having a slate plaque installed. This takes the form of a 215mm by 150mm slate plaque, laser engraved, and then bonded onto a 600mm by 300mm stone tile, which is then laid on the ground. The (9 kg) weight of the tile holds it in place. 

Plaques for grave plots can be laid after around 3 months when the ground has settled.

Plaques for cremated remains plots can be laid at the time of the ceremony.

We need 14 days to order and prepare the plaques for use.

This plaque is supplied and engraved ready to install for £95.00.  Please call us for more detail.


"Right of Burial"

You are purchasing a 'right of burial' on a plot within Markfield Natural Burial Ground.  You have secured this right whether you occupy it immediately or in 10, 20 or 75 years time.  The grave preparation and administration fees will, of course, rise over time and are payable when a burial takes place.  However if your plot is not occupied within 10 years from purchase we require that you contact us and re-sign, at no extra cost, to confirm that you still wish to be buried with us.  Of course, if you move home you also need to notify us.

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