Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

All Bolton Cemeteries are open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Summer (April to September) and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Winter (October to March).

For grave side burials the existing government advice does not prescribe a limit on the maximum number of mourners permitted at a burial service in the cemeteries. For your own safety and the safety of others, mourners are encouraged to continue to observe appropriate social distancing outdoors particularly when meeting people you don’t normally meet.

We operate seven ce​meteries. These are:

  • Astley Bridge Eden Street, Bolton BL1 6NU
  • Blackrod Manchester Rd, Blackrod, Bolton BL6 5LS
  • Farnworth Cemetery Rd, Farnworth, Bolton BL4 7QN
  • Heaton Gilnow Road, Bolton BL1 4LH
  • Horwich Chorley Old Road, Bolton BL6 6RF
  • Tonge Cemetery Rd, Bolton BL2 6AQ
  • Westhoughton Cemetery St, Westhoughton, Bolton BL5 3TL

Opening times:

Summer (April – September): 9am - 8pm

Winter (October - March): 9am - 4pm

Contact details

General enquiries for all cemeteries: 01204 334499

Security related issues: 01204 336900
(eg reporting anti-social behaviour and if anyone gets locked in cemetery)

Cemetery prices

A list of cemetery prices and cremation prices can be found on our Funeral costs page.

Each site has new grave plots available together with smaller plots for cremated remains.

Other information

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