Denise Wellington Funeral Services Ltd

60 reviews

Independent family funeral directors in Bude, Cornwall, providing bereaved families with compassionate funeral arrangements.

Latest Verified Reviews

Kevin Cornish 20th May 2024

Denise helped to provide such a lovely funeral service for our mum. She was so supportive and understanding leading up to it and at no point was anything too much trouble if we needed any guidance or had queries regarding the funeral. We all felt a lot more at ease knowing Denise and her staff were looking after mum. Highly recommended x

Linda Masters 6th May 2024

This is the second occasion in less than 2 years I have had to call on the services of Denise and her team and on both occasions I cannot think of any way things could have been better handled. Denise is warm, compassionate and very efficient. You know immediately that you are in very good and capable hands. We were gently led through the processes involved and throughout she or her team made themselves readily available for any queries or requests we might have. Everything we wanted was made possible, however unusual the request - from a home burial to taking a coffin out to the cliffs on a tractor and trailer before burial. When we were unable to read out things we wanted said, she took over that role for us and was able to recommend an excellent celebrant for the post burial celebration of life. I cannot recommend her service too highly.

Emma Sollis 3rd May 2024

Denise and staff were fantastic, sorted everything out for us. So kind and friendly highly recommend anyone needing their services. 

Reviews

Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Thornelea
St Ann's Hill
Bude
Cornwall
EX23 0LT

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 01288 270419

About Us

Priding themselves on providing a caring, compassionate and empathetic service, Denise Wellington Funeral Services are an independent funeral director in Bude. Both Denise and Daryl Wellington were born in Bude, went to school in Bude and have been involved with the Community of Bude and surrounding areas in many ways throughout their lives. During this time, they have become well known and trusted members of the local community.

With over 30 years collective experience in the funeral profession, during which time Denise has successfully gained her Diploma in Funeral Directing, Denise Wellington Funeral Services have a genuine knowledge and understanding of how to support bereaved families at their time of need.

Denise Wellington Funeral Services offers a large choice of coffins, caskets, and coffin furniture, suitable for both burials and cremations. The range includes several carefully built environmentally friendly, fully biodegradable coffins, as well as all of the traditional options you would expect, such as oak and elm. Denise Wellington owns and maintains its own fleet of Jaguar limousines and hearses, so you can travel in comfort and dignity to the service.

The funeral home on the outskirts of Bude provides a naturally tranquil, comforting and spacious setting to discuss any aspect of your loved ones funeral, or simply to pop in for an informal chat over a cup of tea or coffee.

Call Denise Wellington Funeral Services at any time to find out more about the services they provide, and begin making funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

Nigel   John Kivell

Nigel John Kivell

Aug 1954 - May 2024

William   'Neal' Westlake

William 'Neal' Westlake

Dec 1952 - Apr 2024

Janet   Mary Hicks

Janet Mary Hicks

Sep 1933 - Apr 2024

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Kevin Cornish 20th May 2024

    Denise helped to provide such a lovely funeral service for our mum. She was so supportive and understanding leading up to it and at no point was anything too much trouble if we needed any guidance or had queries regarding the funeral. We all felt a lot more at ease knowing Denise and her staff were looking after mum. Highly recommended x

  • 5 Linda Masters 6th May 2024

    This is the second occasion in less than 2 years I have had to call on the services of Denise and her team and on both occasions I cannot think of any way things could have been better handled. Denise is warm, compassionate and very efficient. You know immediately that you are in very good and capable hands. We were gently led through the processes involved and throughout she or her team made themselves readily available for any queries or requests we might have. Everything we wanted was made possible, however unusual the request - from a home burial to taking a coffin out to the cliffs on a tractor and trailer before burial. When we were unable to read out things we wanted said, she took over that role for us and was able to recommend an excellent celebrant for the post burial celebration of life. I cannot recommend her service too highly.

  • 5 Emma Sollis 3rd May 2024

    Denise and staff were fantastic, sorted everything out for us. So kind and friendly highly recommend anyone needing their services. 

  • 5 Wendy Cann 5th Mar 2024

    Denise Chris and the team are amazing. They are so supportive and just make you feel better at having to deal with such a sad emotional time

  • 5 Barry & Sue Ford 5th Mar 2024

    We cannot thank Denise and her team enough for everything they did making sure Mum had the perfect send off. Very professional and courteous from start to finish and they provided thoughtful personal touches for Mums final journey. Very highly recommended. Sue and Barry Ford

  • 5 Emily Colwill 13th Feb 2024

    Denise is an angel. We couldn’t have got through this time without her and we couldn’t love and appreciate her more. 

  • 5 Kay Elliston 8th Dec 2023

    Dear Denise, thank you so very much for the calm, friendly and professional support you gave us for my husband’s funeral. My son and I are very pleased we chose you to organise his funeral. We’re grateful for everything you did to make the day special and tailored to our wishes. You were compassionate and approachable and guided us every step of the way with your gentle, caring nature. Thank you for a lovely day to remember. 

  • 5 Giles Price 14th Nov 2023

    Dad had told me about Denise some time ago and from the moment I called her I knew why. She handled all the business of taking Dad into her care at her lovely peaceful funeral home with exactly the right balance of dignity, love and humour. My brother and I are really grateful for how all the particulars were dealt with from start to finish - the whole process was so easy with no delayed responses. Thank you Denise

  • 5 Stephanie Gregory 27th Oct 2023

    We could not be more satisfied with everything Denise (&co) did for us. Communication, sensitivity, professionalism - everything was perfect.
    Above and beyond expectation. I would recommend to anyone.
    Thank you Denise!

  • 5 Di Lewis 24th Sep 2023

    Denise and her team were all very friendly, understanding and helpful through all the process of the funeral arrangements and the funeral. 

  • 5 Nick Chadd 25th Aug 2023

    FIRST CLASS

  • 5 Ian Henry 22nd Jul 2023

    Very kind, very helpful, very polite, would use them again if required and have used them on 3 previous occasions highly recommended

  • 5 Alison Gerry 19th Jun 2023

    Denise and staff I would like to thankyou so much for doing my mums funeral we could not fault you at all so kind caring and proffesional I would recommend you to everyone thankyou to you all at denise wellington funeral service ❤️ xx

  • 5 Lee Dawson 18th Jun 2023

    Unbelievable good service , nothings too much, always there if needed. 100% recommend 

  • 5 Eira Hancock 12th Jun 2023

    Professional, caring

  • 5 Sally Watson 4th Jun 2023

    We cannot praise Denise high enough for her warm, caring and sympathetic way in which she guides you through the difficult procedures. Arranging everything quietly and efficiently.
    Thank you Denise and your team.

  • 5 Nicola Raper 29th May 2023

    Denise was wonderful when organising dads funeral,so kind and caring 
    Nothing was too much trouble any requests were made possible and her continued support and after care was appreciated 

  • 5 Linda Roycroft 19th May 2023

    I couldn’t  have had a nicer person than Denise to look after my late mother, I felt mum was staying with Denise and being cared for. Denise made a very difficult time easier to bear x

  • 5 Lucille Denford 25th Apr 2023

    Denise, we as a family cannot thank you enough for the professional but more importantly friendly and supportive way you organised Graham’s send off.  You and your team guided us through what was a very sad and difficult time. The service was a perfect tribute to him ❤️. 
    Denise your smile, hugs and genuine compassion helped make the hardest day one we can look back on and say “we did him proud”
    Would 100% recommend Denise Wellington Funeral Services. 

  • 5 Jayne Scott 20th Mar 2023

    Right from the initial meeting with Denise, we have experienced a very professional and caring service.  
    Denise always listened compassionately and carried out our wishes at every step.  
    We would not hesitate to recommend her services.  Thank you so much Denise, your support and the professionalism of your staff were a blessing at this very sad and emotional time. 

  • 5 David Richardson 17th Mar 2023

    Few of us become familiar with organizing funerals, but Denise was able to gently, but confidently lead my daughter and me through the whole process. We presented her with some partially formed plans of how we wanted to celebrate my wife’s passing and, with Denise’s advice and guidance, the whole event was a delightful success.
    Every question was answered, every request was met, nothing was too much trouble, and all was accomplished with such care and empathy that it felt that Denise became part of our family.
    Denise and her team deserve the highest recommendations on two counts - organizing, administering, and conducting the funeral arrangements - and her natural ability to balance sobriety and her endearing charm with all family members at a difficult emotional time.
    With our sincere thanks,
    Dave and Melanie.

  • 5 Annette McHugh 14th Mar 2023

    I cannot recommend Denise and her family business enough,nothing was too much trouble,Denise has helped us through one of the hardest times of our lives with professionalism, sympathy and care, ensuring that mum's funeral went so beautifully
    Thank you so much Denise and to all your staff.

  • 5 Elizabeth Lowes 12th Mar 2023

    Denise conducted my husband's funeral earlier this week. She was most efficient and attended to everything I wished. She was a pleasure to work with to ensure that my wishes for Harry's funeral were carried out to the letter. I would not hesitate in mentioning her name to anyone who required the services of an undertaker. I think she really enjoys her work and was so kind and sympathetic to me and my family.

  • 5 Karl Ritz 1st Mar 2023

    Superb service from Denise and her team. Compassionate, engaging, supportive, efficient and thoroughly professional. I unreservedly recommended them.

  • 5 Gina Saxton 28th Jan 2023

    Denise and her team went above and beyond to help me and my family through the sad time of the loss of our dear Dad. Nothing was too much trouble and they took care of everything including me! They looked after Dad so well before we laid him to rest which was a huge comfort to me. I can't thank Denise enough for all her help, support and compassion and will be forever grateful for making the whole process easy for us.

Address
Thornelea
St Ann's Hill
Bude
Cornwall
EX23 0LT

Open map

Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Kevin Cornish 20th May 2024

Denise helped to provide such a lovely funeral service for our mum. She was so supportive and understanding leading up to it and at no point was anything too much trouble if we needed any guidance or had queries regarding the funeral. We all felt a lot more at ease knowing Denise and her staff were looking after mum. Highly recommended x

Linda Masters 6th May 2024

This is the second occasion in less than 2 years I have had to call on the services of Denise and her team and on both occasions I cannot think of any way things could have been better handled. Denise is warm, compassionate and very efficient. You know immediately that you are in very good and capable hands. We were gently led through the processes involved and throughout she or her team made themselves readily available for any queries or requests we might have. Everything we wanted was made possible, however unusual the request - from a home burial to taking a coffin out to the cliffs on a tractor and trailer before burial. When we were unable to read out things we wanted said, she took over that role for us and was able to recommend an excellent celebrant for the post burial celebration of life. I cannot recommend her service too highly.

Emma Sollis 3rd May 2024

Denise and staff were fantastic, sorted everything out for us. So kind and friendly highly recommend anyone needing their services. 

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