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Burials at GreenAcres Epping Forest

At GreenAcres, we do things differently. Ceremonies at our beautiful parks are planned so that there’s no rush and no time pressure. And we’ll work with you to help find the perfect way to remember your loved one.

You can arrange a burial at any of our six parks – with or without a funeralor memorial service. It doesn’t matter what your faith, beliefs or cultural practices are, you can celebrate the life of the person you love in the way that’s best for you. Each of our magnificent Service Halls has a unique ambience; a perfect combination of music and lighting, surrounded by a beautiful natural environment.

Adjacent to the courtyard we also have a Gathering Hall where family and friends can meet prior to the service and afterwards for the wake.

You can choose from a variety of natural environments – from woodland and meadows to lawn and traditional burials – depending on which park you choose. Burial fees vary, depending on the service, plot and location. But our parks are open to everyone – irrespective of the size of your budget.

Prestige options are available for families wanting a prime park location or something more personal and exclusive such as burial in a private garden, woodland glade, or mausoleum.

You can also arrange to place a permanent memorial to your loved one in one of our parks.

All GreenAcres parks offer:

  • Full burial service
  • Direct burial without a service
  • Graveside service

Visit our cremations page to find out about ash interment or scattering at a GreenAcres park.


Full burial service                                                     Prices from £2,920

Traditionally, a full burial service includes a funeral ceremony in our Service Hall followed by a graveside burial. Most people find that a one-hour service is sufficient for their needs, but you can book extra time if you wish. Audio-visual tributes are included in the cost of the service. This means the whole service can be recorded for mourners who are unable to attend.

Direct or straight to grave burial                           Prices from £2,570

A direct burial, sometimes referred to as ‘straight to grave’, is held when the deceased is buried shortly after death without any funeral service or other formal ceremony. Families sometimes choose this option when they wish to have a service at their place of worship before burial.

Graveside or committal service                             Prices from  £2,570

A graveside (or committal) service involves holding a short funeral service at the graveside prior to burial.

Funeral Director fees are not included in our prices. For details on pricing options please speak to a member of our team of specialists.

Prestige Options

Selecting a prestige option means you can lay your loved one to rest in an exclusive area of the park that offers both privacy for mourners and visitors without having to worry about the lease. These burial options are leased for the life of the park. Following are some of the prestige options available at Chiltern. Please book a visit to our beautiful park, one of the friendly members from our team of specialists will be available to show you around.

Woodland Glade                                                     Prices from £ 5,940

Woodland glades are where families can be remembered together. Our natural glades can accommodate burials and/or ashes. They are secluded, ‘carved out’ pockets around our woodlands that are carefully prepared for you to evoke a feeling of greater privacy and exclusivity.

Family Tree                                                              Prices from £9,010

A Family Tree offers burial or scattering plots/areas around an established tree. Single or multiple plots can be sited carefully around the root system of a tree to avoid damaging it. This option creates a distinctive, special, and reflective space for families to come together to remember.

Private Garden                                                     Price from £19,550

These are manicured gardens surrounded by carefully chosen hedging plants and closed with an ornate gate. They afford families space to personalise them to your own taste. Hedges are trimmed to allow privacy without creating a sense of claustrophobia. A private garden can accommodate a number of plots depending on your need.

For more information request a price list or contact us