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Natural Burial at Clayton Wood £4,920


An attended service with mourners and ceremony at Clayton Wood in Hassocks, north of Brighton, West Sussex for those who want a dignified send-off.


What's included for £4,920?

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Into Our Care

Bringing your loved one into our care from a local hospital

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Visiting your loved one in our

Chapel of Rest

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Personal interview

to receive your instructions 

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All funeral and planning arrangements

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Your Choice

Arranging a time and day convenient to you for the burial

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A standard sized eco-friendly

cardboard coffin. 

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Funeral Service

A funeral service & eulogy conducted by an officiant

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Music Tribute

Your favourite music tracks sourced and played

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Black hearse and four pallbearers to the cemetery


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Funeral Director

Attendance of a highly experienced Funeral Director

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New Grave

Ownership of a

new grave in

Oak Lea Meadow.

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Interment Fees

Grave digging fees

for a single depth grave

What's not included?

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Urgent Collection

If your loved one dies at home, in a care home or a hospice, add £250 and mileage

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If you want your loved one dressed and comfortable in their own clothes, add £80

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A floral tribute for the top of the coffin. Available from £30

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Payment must be made prior to the funeral unless agreed otherwise by Rounce

£4,920 Price Breakdown

A dignified natural burial at Clayton Wood attended with mourners, at a time and day of your choice is currently £4,920.


The cost of a funeral is made up of three elements: (1) Rounce Services; (2) a Coffin; and (3) Disbursements:

(1) Rounce Services £1,695

(2) A Coffin £480

(3) Disbursements £2,745 (third party payments paid on your behalf) which includes:

  • A religious, non-religious, or semi-religious service conducted by either a Minister, a Priest, a Humanist, or a celebrant (£250).

  • A new grave in Oak Lea Meadow (£1,830).

  • Grave digging fees for a single depth (£665).

TOTAL: £4,920

Therefore as an example, a dignified burial in Oak Lea Meadow at 12 noon at Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground on a Friday with a hearse and pallbearers, a green cardboard coffin and a celebrant to conduct a semi-religious service in Clayton Wood Chapel would cost a total of £4,920.

What facilities are available at Clayton Wood?

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The Oak Service Hall seats 60 people + a standing area that is undercover.

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Service Time

Standard time slot of 60 minutes. Extra time slots can be purchased.

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Chapel Curtains

Curtains around the coffin can be closed or left open. Not available.

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Parking for 40 cars. There are no specific disabled parking spaces.

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Wesley system with access to millions of tracks & can play pieces personally recorded

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Slideshow / Video

Slideshow to music with up to 25 photos and / or customer made video

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Live Stream + 7 day on demand view. 150 friends can view from anywhere in the world

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Musical Organ

Digital Organ / piano and organist available

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Toilet Facilities

Toilet facilities including disabled and baby change facilities

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Induction Loop

Induction loops for the hearing impaired.

Not available.

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Wheelchair accessible but no wheelchair is available on request

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None available on-site

Our Reviews

We have helped over 2,000 families over 20 years

to give their loved ones' a personal, dignified send off. 

Why choose Rounce?

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Supportive, compassionate,

and professional

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Clear on what

is included

in the price

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Family Owned

Independent firm, with a great local reputation to uphold

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Personal Service

Fantastic personal service, tailored to your needs

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Reasonable Cost

Keeping costs low

at such a difficult time for you and your family

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Everything exactly as you want, and as your loved one would have wished

Tell us someone has died

Want to make arrangements or need more information? Call our friendly and experienced team now.
They are available 24/7 to help you.

If you have questions to ask but don't feel like speaking to anyone at the moment, you can email us now and we will respond very shortly with compassionate, expert advice.

Clayton Wood Price Lists 2024

Rounce Funeral Services have been a leading light in advertising all prices for the last 20 years on our website and in our premises.
We have always believed that every customer should know how much Rounce charge for a funeral and any other associated costs before they
engage our services.
Please find
pdfs of the Clayton Wood Price Lists for 2024 for Burials, Visual Tributes and Memorials for download and print:


Burial Fees

Visual Tribute Fees

Memorial Fees

Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground - General information

Opened in 2008 below the Jack and Jill Windmills, Clayton Wood has various dedicated areas for full natural burial and cremated remains, as well as memorial scattering lawns, surrounded by native trees for future generations to enjoy.

As part of their commitment to sustainable management, they are working with the Wildlife Trust to develop a long-term conservation plan. Their aim is to create a beautiful natural native woodland that will link up with two other existing woods, creating migration corridors for wildlife.

Their address and telephone number is:


Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground

Brighton Road


West Sussex


01273 843842


Set in 15 acres of countryside you can be part of a new English wood that will be protected from development, within the South Downs National Park.

There is one chapel, the Oak Service Hall which seats approximately 60 people.

Clayton Wood offers a number of natural burial choice, with plots available for both full burial and cremated remains. These plots can be purchased in advance, side by side, if required.

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