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  • How can I mark the resting place?
    After a year you may apply to have a wooden plaque placed on the resting place.

  • Can I put in plants?
    You may plant spring bulbs such as snowdrops, crocus, bluebells and daffodils close to the tree but nothing else.

  • Will Clovery always be here, what will happen when you are not here?
    Yes Clovery will continue in perpetuity

  • When can I visit?
    Any time during daylight hours, the gates are never locked.

  • Can I have a wooden coffin?
    Yes, as long as the wood comes from a sustainable source and there are no metal or plastic handles or nameplates.

  • Can you bury ashes?
    Yes, we can either inter them in an eco-friendly container or lift a piece of turf and scatter them underneath.

  • Are we allowed cut flowers on the resting place?
    Yes, and on request we will sink a container to keep them fresh for longer.

  • May I bring my dog?
    Yes, dogs are welcome provided they do not cause a nuisance to others and any mess is cleaned up.

  • Do we have to have someone to take the service?
    No, you can organise that yourselves.

  • How many people does the Hall for the Celebration of Life hold?
    There are 90 seats and standing space for a further 30.

Clovery Woods of Rest is an accredited member of the Association of Nature Reserve Burial Grounds

c/o The Natural Death Centre,
In the Hill House,
Watley Lane
SO21 1QX
(Tel 01962 712 690)

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