Priory woods cemetery and gardens

Enjoy drone footage of the visitor centre and different areas and points of interest from within the cemetery.

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Spring to Winter opening times

1 April to 31 October
Monday to Sunday 8.30am to 7.30pm

Winter to Spring opening times

1 November to 31 March
Monday to Sunday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Priory Woods Cemetery has undergone extensive remodelling, including the creation of the cemetery and unique gardens to offer a place for visitors to take time to reflect and commemorate their loved ones in a beautiful and tranquil setting.

There is a reception on site, where you will find a friendly team to assist with your queries as well as our memorial shop.

Priory woods is home to –

  • The memory garden, specifically designed as a special place for memorials which can be visited every day of the year
  • Memorials, are many types of memorials that can be chosen to commemorate a loved one's life, memorial rose trees and vaults are very popular
  • Woodland walk, set in beautiful tranquil settings the interactive family trail takes you through the open landscape which allows you to explore the different areas of the cemetery. After enjoying the interactive walk, whilst taking in the ponds and picnic area the walk finishes at the Memory Garden with an opportunity to post your letter to a loved one in the dedicated post box
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Priory woods sunset

Priory woods seated area

Natural burial ground slab of stone