Dealing with a bereavement can be a very difficult and stressful time for those affected, there are a lot of things to consider and in most cases grief and personal distress can make it difficult to deal with urgent practical matters and arrangements that need to be made. We have done the online searches for you and pulled together the links and sites that you need to know about for everything from finding out what to do when someone dies, planning a funeral and online memorial to grief counselling and support.

What to do when someone dies?

The days immediately after a bereavement can bring feelings of numbness, or of intense emotion. But there are also practical things that need to be done.

Counselling and Support

The loss of a loved one can be a time of great emotional turmoil. There are lots of services specialising in bereavement for the instances when talking to a stranger is the best option for you.

Green Burial Site

There are over 250 natural burial sites in the UK. All are run following environmentally friendly principles. Some are privately owned and run; others are within the jurisdiction of the local authority either as part of their cemetery or at another site, whereas others are in dedicated nature reserves or woodlands.


Download the Natural Legacy product brochures and other useful documents for funeral planning and preperation.