Brocklands Woodland Burial
Brocklands Woodland Burial in Settle, Yorkshire is tranquil location for a green funeral.
This family owned natural burial site is part of the Cappleside Estate, which is spread across 70 acres of woodlands and farmlands. Woodland burials have been taking place here since 2000, and the grounds have a rich variety of native trees including yew, oak, hazel, lime, wild cherry crab apple and hawthorn.
Wildflowers growing amongst the green burial plots include primroses, daisies, daffodils, bluebells and snowdrops. These have been allowed to grow naturally, and self-seed to create a beautiful meadow.
The natural burial ground offers plots for complete burial, or interment of cremation ashes. Coffins and ashes caskets made from biodegradable materials must be used. Space is available for immediate use and plots can’t be reserved. A digger is normally used to dig the grave, but family members are allowed to hand-dig or backfill the grave with soil, if they wish.
Brocklands Woodland Burial is happy to accommodate all kinds of funerals, from private celebrations, graveside ceremonies or religious services, to lively and colourful celebrations of life.
This green burial ground has a converted stone barn with modern facilities, available at no extra charge for the funeral service or wake. There is plenty of parking available on-site. Do make an appointment if you wish to be guided across the premises.
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A guide to woodland burials
For more information about woodland burials, advice on how to find a natural burial ground and guidance on costs, read our helpful guide to Woodland Burials and Green Funerals.