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Lower Heddon, Yealmpton Woodland Burial Association, Devon

Natural Burial Ground Memorial Trees encouraged. Set high on a hill between Yealmpton and Newton Ferrers, overlooking the River Yealm. The burial Ground is on a journey from wildflower meadow to indigenous woodland. Join our Association and become part of the journey.

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Contact Linda and Roger Durman

Site Address Ashcombe Farm

On road between Kitley House and Collaton Cross

Town Yealmpton

County Devon

Telephone 07739 806898

Correspondence address YCA, Stray Park, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2HF

Type of Plots Available

Natural burial plots

Combined burial and ashes plots

Interment of ashes

Scattering of ashes

Families can help to dig the grave

Families can backfill the grave

Memorials Memorial stone, Individual trees, Tree planting schemes


Disabled access

Someone is available to guide visitors with appointment

On site facilities Car Park 25 cars

Funeral Arrangements

You may choose whichever funeral director you wish

Friends and family can undertake all or part of the funeral service themselves

Plots can be purchased in advance

Completely natural, biodegradable coffin materials

The future of the site, its maintenance and management
Yealmpton WBA is a not-for-profit community Association. It is run/managed by a voluntary committee established in 2003. We have a 199 year lease for exclusive use of the burial ground.

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