All of the facilities in the cemetery are managed and maintained by Blackburn with Darwen Council including:
- All sections of various denominations, such as Christian, Muslim and Jewish;
- All grass and shrub areas;
- Flower and hard surfaces.
The Council is also responsible for both the physical and legal aspects of the burial procedure, including grave digging, grounds maintenance and keeping of the burial registers
- Apr-Sept: 10:00-20:30
- Oct: 10:00-20:00
- Nov-Mar: 10.00-16:30
As Blackburn cemetery has reached its capacity only pre-purchased graves can now be used.
New graves are available for purchase at:
- Pleasington cemetery
- Darwen eastern cemetery
Burials can be arranged in the other cemeteries if you already own the burial rights for a family grave.
If you encounter any problems or have any queries relating to the cemeteries or crematorium, please contact us.
How to find us
Blackburn cemetery is situated on Whalley New Road, Blackburn.
Directions from the nearest town
2 miles from Blackburn town centre, on the A666, Whalley New Road heading towards Clitheroe via Brownhill.
Public transport information
Bus and train timetable information
Nearest railway stations
- Ramsgreave and Wilpshire 0.5 mile
- Blackburn railway station 2 miles