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Welcome to the Clovery Woods of Rest website

We are pleased to announce that Clovery Woods of Rest has been named the as the best Natural Burial Ground in Scotland.

“We are delighted to be able to name Clovery Woods of Rest as the best natural burial ground in Scotland, on behalf of the many people who choose it as the final resting place for someone they love.”

Association of Natural Burial Grounds
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Book Of Life

The Clovery Woods Book of life is a place where memories of loved ones can stay forever. The details of all people that are buried here are stored in the book as a living tribute to those who have passed away. We believe that this addition to our services is a unique and wonderful feature. If you want to leave a message for a loved one, or add some details, you can contact us to arrange it.
The book of life has been brought to life on this website and you can find it here, simply search for a name to view the details and the messages that have been left.

Book Of Life


  • “Not one thing could be improved. Nothing could be better, first class throughout.”

  • “A sad day turned into a joyous occasion….. a totally memorable occasion helped by the efforts of Mr Rankin.”

  • “Everything was perfect.”

  • “Particularly liked the courtesy of Mr Rankin.”

  • “Clovery Wood is the best burial ground I have ever experienced. Mr Rankin is so kind and respectful, it made two hard losses a little easier.”

  • “Thoughtful, considerate, efficient.”


If you have been involved with a service at the woods of rest please share your thoughts and experiences with others, and send your comments to us using the contact form provided.

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Clovery Woods of Rest is located near historic and beautiful Fyvie. The site has been transformed to a peaceful and tranquil sanctuary that is slowly becoming the home for many species of wildlife. Clovery Woods is truly in a place of spiritual and natural beauty.
Many people choose to have an agreement to be buried here before death. Why not come and visit Clovery Woods, or contact us for more information


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