Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors, Plymouth

With our Unattended Funeral from £995 and our Attended Funeral from £1,995, our Milehouse Funeral Directors will help arrange a fitting farewell for your loved one.
BASED ON 28 reviews
Rating 5.0

Our Plymouth funeral home in Milehouse

Here to help you in your time of need, Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors in Milehouse, Plymouth, offers a range of funeral services, along with compassionate support from our team of funeral experts. Speak to us to arrange a dignified send off for your loved one.

Founded by Bill Earl in 1947, we are long established in the Plymouth community, with a team at our Milehouse funeral home who will ensure you are met with sympathy and understanding. You won't be on your own when it comes to making the decisions for your loved one's funeral, as we will provide informed guidance and advice, so you can celebrate their life in a way that is unique or most personal to you.

Whether traditional or contemporary, we will arrange the funeral of your choosing, and our beautiful service chapel, capable of accommodating up to 100 mourners, is available for your use, should you wish.

You can find our Plymouth funeral directors in Milehouse, where the Wolseley Road meets the St Levan Road. Serving the whole of the city, we are here for you whether you live in Greenbank, Plympton, Plymstock or any other suburb or region.

Our Plymouth funeral directors is on hand to help at this difficult time. To arrange your loved one's funeral call 01752 605550 at any time of the day or night.

What we offer

  • Our experience and advice, ensuring you can say goodbye to your loved one how you want
  • A funeral that is personal to you and your loved one
  • Extensive knowledge of the Milehouse and wider Plymouth area
  • A cremation or a burial service at site local to you, in or around Plymouth
  • Expertise in arranging funerals for all faiths, beliefs and cultures
  • A private chapel of rest where you can spend some peaceful time with your loved one
  • Funeral vehicles, including hearses and limousines
  • A choice of funeral memorials and beautifully crafted tributes
  • A little peace of mind for your family, with a choice of prepaid funeral plans
A traditional funeral in Plymouth
Traditional funerals in Plymouth
Traditional funerals, whether it is a cremation or a burial, are popular with the families here in Plymouth. With a choice of churches, cemeteries and crematoriums in the area, you have plenty of options available regarding how you say goodbye to your loved one.

The team at our Milehouse funeral directors will:
  • Take care of all the arrangements for your loved one's traditional funeral
  • Advise, if needed, on a suitable venue here in Plymouth, along with local ministers or celebrants
  • Ensure the cremation or burial meets the high standards you would expect of such an occasion.
If your choice is a more traditional funeral for your loved one (or a funeral of any kind, be it conventional or uniquely modern), speak to one of the team at our Plymouth funeral home today. They are here to answer your questions and ensure your loved one's send off is both a dignified and traditional one.
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Funeral Services with distinction

Committed to setting the highest standards in funeral care, Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors is honoured to be a part of Dignity Funerals.

Like so many of the other funeral homes that, under the Dignity name, provide funeral services to their local families, we have been a part of our Plymouth community for generations. It is this rich heritage, nurtured here in South Devon, which allows us to deliver our services with expertise and a deep understanding of Plymouth and its people.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

Whether you want your loved one to have an attended or an unattended funeral, we have a service to suit. Select an option below to find out more about the packages we offer.

View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
  • The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
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    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    The Unattended Funeral

    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
    The Unattended Funeral
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  • The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
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    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    The Attended Funeral

    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
    The Attended Funeral
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Where in Plymouth to find us

Address

23 Wolseley Road
Milehouse
Plymouth PL2 3AA
GB

Directions and Parking

We are next to the Esso petrol station and Johnsons dry cleaners.

You can park for free at our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 01752 605550

Frequently asked questions

  • When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.


  • You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.


  • Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.


  • If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.


  • Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.


What the families of Plymouth say about us

Read what the families we have helped here in Milehouse, and throughout Plymouth and the wider Devon area, have said about the service we provide:
5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 28 reviews
Rating 5.0
The death of a loved one is a difficult time but Matthew and his team helped make things easier with their compassion and efficiency. From start to finish, nothing was too much trouble. Matthew listened to us, advised us, recommended an excellent celebrant, the Reverend Harvey Barnes, and just took all of the stress out of the arrangements. From the funeral home, to the cemetery chapel, to the graveside, the funeral flowed beautifully and went without a hitch. We, the family, were very pleased and I can truthfully say I would wholeheartedly recommend Earl of Plymouth.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for this positive recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. Our quality of care is something we are proud of and we know what a difference it makes to the families in their time of need. It has been an honour to look after you and your loved one and to respond sensitively to your specific needs.
Rating 5.0
On behalf of my family and I,we would like to say a big thank you to Earls of Plymouth and especially to Matthew for guiding us through all the preparations for my mums funeral,which made the day so much easier for us at such a sad time.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
It means a great deal when people take the time to share their experience and to highlight individuals in the team who have made a difference, thank you for entrusting us with the care of another loved one.
Rating 5.0
All staff were very professional and friendly, nothing was too much trouble I couldn’t wish for a better service
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for these lovely words, it means so much to the whole team.
Rating 5.0
Our family was so happy with tbe service we had. Matthew was brilliant and looked adter us all and made sure everything was how we wanted it to be. We could not fault anything from begining to end was perfect. It made us all feel easier and made us all have a happoer experience. Thanks you to Earls of Plymouth
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
It means a great deal when people take the time to share their experience and to highlight individuals in the team who have made a difference. Thank you for using our services for your loved one.
Rating 5.0
On behalf on my family, I would like to say thank you. Matthew was wonderful. Very courteous, respectful, sensitive to our feelings and extremely helpful at this very sad time, as were other members of the Earl of Plymouth team. The celebrant Vicki Jensen welcomed family and friends and conducted a beautiful service as we shared memories of our amazing mum. A truly outstanding, personal service from all involved from beginning to end. I have no hesitation in recommending Earl of Plymouth to you when looking for someone to take care of you and your family at this sad time - Alison Thompson
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
We are very proud of our team and the care they give and it means the world when we hear from the families that we have looked after. It is comforting to know that the team were there to support you through this time and relieve some of the pressure through guidance and support. Thank you for this recommendation.
Rating 5.0
The service the family and I received was exceptional. From the outset the staff were comforting, attending and supportive. The whole process was made as easy as possible by Robin and his team. Everything went as smoothly as possible and it all went to plan, without a hitch. At such an emotional time, the support, calm reassurance meant the absolute world. Thank you so very much for all of your help. Cathy Drage
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for entrusting us with the care of your loved one. It is comforting to know that the team were there to support you through this time and relieve some of the pressure through guidance and support.
Rating 5.0
From the first phone call to Earls of Plymouth and speaking to Robin, who took all the stress out of all arrangements required. The day itself went without a hitch. Nothing was to much trouble and all my Mum's wishes were carried out perfectly. Robin was very kind and thoughtful.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
It means a great deal when people take the time to share their experience and to highlight individuals in the team who have made a difference. Your family continues to be in our thoughts and we are honoured to have been able to give you the service you needed.
Rating 5.0
The service provided by Earl of Plymouth was as good as expected. Everything was done to make the process as simple as possible.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
We are very proud of our team and the care they give and it means the world when we hear from the families that we have looked after.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service throughout
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for your 5* review and comments.
Rating 5.0
Everything went so smoothly and Robin at Earl of Plymouth was so helpful every step of the way.
Thank you!
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for sharing your experience online. The team will be very pleased to hear that their care and support made a difference to your family.
Rating 5.0
My mother passed away on 15-11-19, the following day I had a phone call from a member of staff to inform me that my mother was with them. From the very first phone call to the time we picked up her ashes I felt comfortable with the staff, they made all the arrangements pain free, our wishes were carried out to a T, nothing was to much trouble for them.
The celebrant they put us in contact with was absolutely fantastic and put a perfect service together.
My 14 year old grandson wanted to help carry her coffin, I expressed my concerns with a staff member, he is a big boy for his age but I wasn’t sure if he would be able to do it, the staff watched his every move leaving me to get through this sad time, he did do it but to have the assurance that they would keep an eye on him was a huge relief.
I would like to thank all the staff at Earl of Plymouth, they were sympathetic, compassionate, showed great empathy, they even lightened the mood when I was haunted at the thought of what my Mum had on her feet and they were changed immediately that I took in replacement socks. They are very professional and in my opinion you won’t find a better funeral director. Thank you for making such a hard time bearable.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience online with us. I am pleased that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
Rating 5.0
The service provided on the day was second to none and took all the pressure and stress away from us on an otherwise very emotional time.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
We are grateful of receiving your online review. I am glad that you found our staff to be informative and reliable and you and the family were well cared for.
Rating 5.0
We recently used Earl Of Plymouth to arrange the funeral service of our very dear friend, from start to finish we received excellent service from the initial meeting, the minister who conducted the service on the day of the funeral was also very good and ensured the service we had agreed was carried out as per our wishes. The Funeral Director, Matthew provided a first class service to us and we found him and all the staff at Earl of Plymouth very professional. The service was an emotional one for us all and we were pleased with how it all went and would highly recommend and used this company again. Thank you to all.
David and Marie C, Plymouth.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for an exceptional review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family.
Rating 5.0
Looked after us through a difficult time we lost my dad last month and my brother back in March used earl of Plymouth on both funerals Dignity sums it up excellent service and always st the end of the phone robin and Matthew couldn’t recommend them enough thank you for looking after us
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
I am glad that you chose Earl of Plymouth to look after your Father and Brother and that you had the trust and confidence to be able to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
Robin and his team are :sympathetic, supportive and understanding. They were thoroughly professional and showed simple kindness and humanity in all that they did for our family.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
Very professional at all times and Matthew in particular showed professionalism as well as Empathy to myself and my lovely family
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am glad that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service, everybody so helpful. Couldnt have wanted better for my Husband.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience online with us. It helps other families in their time of need. Thank you.
Rating 5.0
Excellent support from all staff
Couldn't fault the service at.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved. Thank you.
Rating 5.0
From the first to the last contact with Earl of Plymouth I felt comforted and well cared for. All our family and friends commented on the beautiful send of Greorge had.
Thank you for your kindness and professionalism during this sad time.
Rosie.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
Rating 5.0
Really professional service. Very informative listened well and guided us through the process so we got exactly what we wanted on the day of the funeral. Always happy to help with any queries at any time.
Response from Earl of Plymouth Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed.
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