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The Good Funeral Guide is the UK’s ONLY not-for-profit independent information resource for funeral advice.


We are here to help you arrange the funeral that you want.


Even in these difficult times with the current restrictions on funerals, the resources we offer continue to be incredibly useful.


Please explore this website to find suggestions and advice about all kinds of ways of making funerals meaningful.


(For regularly updated information and comments about how coronavirus is affecting funerals, have a look at our blog)





The Good Funeral Guide will help you:


~ If you are arranging a funeral for someone now

~ Get ready for your own funeral

We’ll show you how to:


~ Create a funeral you’re proud of

~ Make good choices

~ Get best value for money

~ Find the best suppliers of services and merchandise


We know who the good guys are!

We have personally visited the funeral directors that we recommend, and we would trust them completely.



Click the button below to find a GFG Recommended funeral director.


Read our review, and most importantly, read the comments from real people who have used them. 


Are you arranging a funeral now? Before you do anything else:


A bad funeral cannot be fixed. So read, print and give a copy of this to everyone involved: First things first


Check out: Choosing a funeral director

It could save you disappointment, heartache and a great deal of money!

We’re here for you, not them

The Good Funeral Guide is the only not-for profit consumer group that stands clear of the funeral industry.

This is what makes us different. 


We don’t have investors or shareholders to answer to.


 We have been offering free impartial and unbiased information about funerals to the public since 2008.


We earn no money from advertising or commissions.


We’re not in a commercial relationship with anybody. 


We’re skint and proud of it.


That’s why you can trust us.


We are free to say exactly what we think – and we do.



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