Green, Eco-Friendly Funerals from £3,895 inclusive

Not everyone wants a traditional funeral. An increasing number of families and individuals are concerned about the environment and wish to have an ecologically friendly service…and it may surprise you to find out that it can be less expensive to have a woodland burial than many people think. There are a couple of excellent green burial sites in our area and we can give you advice about these as well as offering a range of beautiful eco-coffins. Green funerals are often very lovely events celebrated as they are in more wild and informal surroundings.

Natural, Eco-Friendly Coffins

All of our eco-coffins are made with sustainable natural materials or recycled cardboard. Natural coffins are very beautiful and have a completely different effect on many people than traditional coffins. With their gentler and softer aesthetic some people report a greater sense of peace in saying goodbye to their loved one.

Each coffin is fully lined with natural fibres and comes complete with a soft shroud and all fittings.

Bamboo

The least expensive of the natural fibres, Bamboo coffins offer a simple, light design in both traditional and rounded styles.

Bamboo Eco Round
£330
Bamboo Eco Traditional
£330
Bamboo Lattice Round
£380
Bamboo Lattice Traditional
£380
Banana

Available in both Coffin and Casket styles, Banana fibre is a slightly heavier material than Bamboo offering a stronger weave and greater tonal variation. There are also various colour options for the Caskets.

Banana Traditional
£450
Banana Casket Ebony
£470
Banana Round
£450
Banana Casket Cerise
£470
Cardboard

Offered in Manila, White and Woodgrain our cardboard coffins present a simple elegance with the least impact on the environment. Cardboard coffins are very suitable for burial but are also an excellent choice for cremation as they create far less CO2 than any other coffin material.

Manila Cardboard
£260
White Cardboard
£300
Woodgrain Cardboard
£280
Decorated Cardboard

If you like the simplicity and environmental friendliness of a cardboard coffin but want a little more individuality then please see our range of Decorated Cardboard coffins.

Bluebells in Ashridge
£350
Butterfly
£350
Daffodils
£350
Seaside Sunset
£350
English Willow      

All natural coffins are relatively light but Willow is a little heavier and structurally stronger than Bamboo and Banana coffins. Our English Willow coffins are available in white, green and brown trim with colour options available.

English Willow Round Green
£610
English Willow Trad White
£610
English Willow Round Purple
£680
English Willow Colours
£740
European Willow

European Willow, whilst offering less tonal variation than English Willow, does present a very polished and elegant finish. Our European Willow line also offers the unique “Pod” design which we feel is even more impressive in real life than it appears in the pictures.

Willow Cromer Light
£470
Willow Pod Light
£500
Willow Highsted
£450
Willow Pod
£470
European Willow Eco 2

The Eco 2 coffins, in our opinion, offer the sharpest lines with their very tightly woven design style. The effect is an uncomplicated and simple beauty that is gentle on the eye

EW Eco2 Brown & Natural
£490
EW Eco2 Green & Natural
£490
EW Eco2 White & Natural
£490
EWR Eco2 Brown and Natural
£490
Child & Infant

Offering a natural beauty in a range of material with a soft and gentle lining for the most difficult of goodbyes.

Banana Baby
£150
Pandanus Baby
£150
Willow Baby
£140
Pandanus

The Pandanus coffins present a two tonal, twisted weave that leans towards a sense of hemp or rope. For some this creates a slightly more nautical feel to the coffins. Up close these are very beautiful.

Pandanus Round
£450
Pandanus Traditional
£450
Pine

A simple and uncomplicated design this coffin is arguably the best option if you wish the coffin to be carried down, at arms length, rather than on the shoulders.

Pine
£490
More eco-coffins are available
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Testimonials

Without you all Boogie’s final journey wouldn’t have been the magical closing chapter of his wonderful life, you made it very special for us all.

Babs - February 2017

Many thanks for your expert care in helping to make Barbara’s funeral on the 11th so perfect and so memorable

Sue Verran - April 2019

Dear Nathan and Jeremy, Thank you so much for all your help. You are truly a great family business!

Tony, Kim and Linda - August 2017

To all at Penrose

We can’t thank you enough for looking after Avril/mum/nan. Your kindness and respect will never be forgotten.

We appreciate the time you took to explain everything and the respect that was shown to Avril.

Thank you…Kind regards

Reg, Marie and Sam - December 2018

To everybody at Penrose

Thank you so very much for the professional service you provided for my son ‘Pat’ yesterday. Much love…

Julie Ruder and all of our family - August 2018

Nathan, Jeremy and Staff,

Thank you for the excellent job you did helping us to arrange Robert’s funeral on 21st July. Your helpfulness and consideration was much appreciated

Jennifer, Douglas and Family - August 2017

I just want to say a huge thank you for allowing me to say hello and goodbye to my birth mother Pat W. I never gave up searching for her and really appreciate your help and understanding in allowing me to finish this so beautifully

Linda - Oct 2018

To everyone at Penrose, Thank you for your care, compassion and dignity in what is a difficult time arranging our mother’s funeral.

Samantha Allington, Sarah Duncan and Suzannah Duncan - August 2018
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