Entries by Westall Park

Autumn Notice

The weather has been kind to us towards the end of summer so we have managed to cut the grass in the Park in record time. This has been part due to the help of our new groundsman Carl, who has quickly become one of the team. You will see him working in the Park […]

About the Association of Natural Burial Grounds

Westall park is a member of the Association of Natural Burial Grounds. This organisation was first set up by the Natural Death Centre which was founded in 1994. It encourages all natural burial grounds to become members so that it can provide effective guidance and a framework of best practices which members can adhere to. […]

The history of Natural Burial grounds in England and the UK

This article will give you a quick overview of how the concept and practices of Natural Burial grounds in England and across the UK have developed. It all began not very long ago at all in Cumbria. The local manager of the Carlyle cemetery noticed that there were a number of clear and obvious advantages […]

Why choose a natural burial?

Natural burials (also known as “green burials”, “woodland burials” or “eco-friendly burials”) are becoming ever more popular.  In fact it seems that we in the UK are leading the world in natural burials with over 260 natural burial sites across the country.  Since the ’80s there has been a steady increase in the numbers of […]