Become one with nature and choose an eco-friendly alternative

Natural burial grounds are special places for remembrance that family and friends are free to roam, and are great assets to the environment

If you want your passing, or that of a loved one, to bring some benefit to the environment, then natural burial is a great choice. Natural burial grounds have a much less manicured appearance than traditional cemeteries as they are managed to encourage wildlife.

Peace Funerals introduced natural burial to South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire when they created the South Yorkshire Woodland Burial Ground (on the Rotherham/Sheffield border) and the Golden Valley Woodland Burial Ground (near Alfreton) nearly 25 years ago. We have more experience of providing natural burial services than any other funeral director in the region.

There are now a number of other places in the region where you can have a natural burial and these include sections within Hope Cemetery and Wisewood Cemetery, and a dedicated natural burial ground in Stannington. Allow us to help you with your funeral arrangements whichever you choose.

  • Fully adaptable to your needs
  • Dedicated point of contact
  • Advice at every step
  • Transparency throughout
  • Suitable for people of all faiths and those of none
  • Helpful and supportive team
  • Family run & independent
  • All professional fees included
  • Located in both North and South Sheffield
  • Covering South Yorkshire & North Derbyshire
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What's Included?

This package contains everything that’s needed for a dignified and fitting burial. Additional extras can be included to make the day extra special.

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  • Beautiful Willow Coffin

  • Dedicated single point of contact throughout the process

  • Hearse and one Limousine leaving from family address

  • Help with paperwork, doctors, coroners & registry office

  • Interment (gravedigging)

  • Minister/Celebrant Fees

  • Viewings During Normal Working Hours

  • Washing and Dressing of your loved one (if required)

Add extras or take things away

All of our funerals can be customised to suit indiviual requirements. Download our price list to view a complete list of customisation options.

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Natural Burial Grounds we cover

We can arrange a natural burial for you anywhere in Sheffield and the surrounding area

Natural Burial Grounds in the area

The nearest natural burial grounds are at Ulley (on the border of Sheffield and Rotherham, run by Peace Funerals); Wisewood (within Wisewood Cemetery, run by Sheffield City Council); Hope (within Hope Cemetery, run by High Peak Borough Council); and Bradfield View Woodland Burial Ground, Stannington (privately operated). A new burial ground is scheduled to be opened within the next 18 months at Apperknowle, a village to south of Sheffield, not far from Dronfield. This will be run by Peace Funerals. For more specific information about the three natural burial grounds run by Peace Funerals please visit: https://www.peacenaturalburials.co.uk/

‘What have families said about Peace funerals?’

Jayne Foulstone

Independent Review, 6th June 2024

Gavin and his team run an excellent service - they all go above and beyond to make sure everything is as you request. Peace dealt with dad's funeral and mum has already insisted we use them for hers.

Sarah

Independent Review, 5th June 2024

I would highly recommend Peace Funerals. Gavin at the Halifax road site and Sue where truly amazing. They took care of every detail, nothing was too much trouble and where always available to answer any questions. They made such a difficult time time alot more easier to navigate.

Elizabeth Bashforth

Independent Review, 4th June 2024

I cannot praise Peace funerals enough from start to finish . Kelly was so kind and professional through out . She went above and beyond to help me in every way for my husband Davids final journey .l would highly recommend the team to anyone who is starting to go through this sad time .. Thankyou Mr...

Clive Bingham

Independent Review, 30th May 2024

Mum requested we used Peace Funerals when we were making plans for her funeral back in 2021. Mum was right as ever and James at Peace organised a very personal send off for Mum. We were hoping we would not see James for a number of years but very sadly dad recently died and our first thoughts were t...

Margaret & Gayner Steele

Independent Review, 24th May 2024

Stephen was our first point of contact and work extremely hard to ensure that the arrangements for the funeral were perfect. On the day unfortunately he was ill but Liz carried out all his duties to a high standard.

Sharon & Tony Carter

Independent Review, 23rd May 2024

I highly recommend the Peace funeral service. James and the team became an extended member of the family whilst arranging the funeral of my brother Keith. Keith had complex special needs and was nonverbal. We wanted a funeral that reflected the life he had led. Bright and cheerful, including a coff...

Jack Grenville

Independent Review, 10th April 2024

James was extremely helpful and handled everything with sensitivity and care. The funeral was excellent. Would definitely recommend Peace funerals to anyone.

R Marshall

Independent Review, 4th April 2024

Kind, patient and full of empathy. Yet, at the same time, very professional and efficient. They helped our family through a very difficult time.

Why Choose Peace Funerals?

We were founded on a set of 3 principles that we believed were missing in the funeral industry. We continue to operate on those same principles today.

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    Transparency

    All of our services are fully costed and outlined to you with no hidden extras or sneaky fees

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    Choice

    We believe a funeral should be a personal and special occasion so we let you dictate what happens

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    Affordability

    A funeral shouldn’t have to be expensive. We’ve perfected our processes so we can keep costs down

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