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Cemetery Maintenance

There are 7 open and 2 closed cemeteries maintained by New Forest District Council.

Woodland Burials The grounds maintenance team carry out a range of work in the cemeteries to keep them as places of peace and tranquillity, including:

  • Grass cutting
  • Litter removal
  • Shrub bed planting and maintenance
  • Grave digging
  • Hedge cutting
  • Turfing

Visitors to the cemeteries are asked to be respectful of others and keep noise to a minimum. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and all mess cleared away.

The locations of the open cemeteries can be found here.
Queries relating to the maintenance of these cemeteries should be made to customer services by telephoning 023 8028 5000.

Advice on what to do after a bereavement and how to arrange a funeral can be found here.

Updated: 11 Jul 2016
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