Choosing a coffin or urn

Coffins: From traditional wooden coffins to personalised coffins to environmentally friendly options, such as wicker basket and cardboard, there is a wide range of choices for a modern coffin. Turnbulls can advise on the cost and style of a coffin for your loved one. For personalized coffin designs please go to Choosing something alternative.


The Heartwood range

The Heartwood Range encompasses the traditional range of products, including a range of UK manufactured coffins, caskets, ash urns and coffin furniture.

Barnard: A traditionally crafted solid Oak coffin with feature deep panels to the sides and ends. The Bernard has a high raised lid and is polished to a rich gloss finish. The Barnard can be fitted with handles suitable for either cremation or for burial.


For more detailed information please download the PDF brochure. In this brochure you will find a wide range of styles, including traditional English coffins, some with delicate religious designs, and high quality ‘Italian style’ coffins with a high gloss finish. The Diamant series brings a fresh contemporary twist for the modern world.

We hope that within the pages you will find the perfect choice that honours the memory of your loved one, safe in the knowledge that each coffin is created with exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail.

The Country Range

The Country Range offers a selection of coffins which are made using sustainable materials, are readily biodegradable and are suitable for all types of natural or traditional burial and have also been tested for their suitability and are accepted for cremation.

Fair Trade Oval Seagrass Coffin: This range of products has a low Global Warming Potential (GWP) carbon footprint. It also offers a social and ethical benefit; be it to a community involved with their manufacture or through our donations to Groundwork UK and a tree tribute initiative.


The Country Range products encompasses all these values and offers a range of styles to suite all tastes, by choosing from this range you have made a positive difference to the environment and left a social benefit.

This comprehensive rage includes coffins made from materials such as:

  • British Wool
  • Fair Trade Bamboo and Wicker - accredited by Traidcraft
  • Fair Trade Seagrass- accredited by Traidcraft
  • Country style veneer coffin
  • This range offers the best in terms of quality and breadth also take advantage of our ‘Tree Tribute’ and ‘Carbon Rebalancing’ schemes. We are confident that within this fantastic alternative product range you will find a product to match your needs.

To find out more please download the PDF brochure

Guardian Casket Range

Aegan copper metal casket: A superior brushed copper casket, designed with a locking mechanism to the lid and Memorial Record system. Quality assured to resist rust and corrosion. Fitted with a quilted velvet interior, this casket comes with a Memory safe draw to place items of special meaning.


Bitmore Solid Wood Casket: A solid hardwood casket highly polished with a warm mahogany finish. Matching wood bar handles, half top opening lid and decorative corner posts finish this elegant casket. The Bitmore is fitted with an ivory crepe ruched interior, mattress and bed for that luxurious feel


To find out more please download the brochure  where you will find a wide range of styles, including traditional English caskets, with delicate designs, and high quality ‘American style’ metal caskets with memory record systems and embroidered cap panels. Our hybrid caskets contain minimal metal components and are therefore suitable for burial and cremation.

We hope that within these pages you will find the perfect choice that honours the memory of your loved one, safe in the knowledge that each casket is created with exceptional craftmanship and attention to detail.

Urns for interment and burial 

For many the ideal way to say farewell to a loved one is by burying or interring their ashes.

We have brought together a comprehensivee range of ash caskets and urns to meet your needs, with many being specially created to have no lasting impact on the environment.

Our caskets and urns come in a wide range of materials, including handmade paper, sand, cornstarch, bamboo, and wool. Many come in a variety of colors and styles, allowing the utmost in personal choice and personalisation. 

Please click here to find out more.

URNS To keep at home

For many of us keeping a loved one’s ashes at home can be very comforting.

We have a selection of ash caskets and decorative urns that have been specifically designed for keeping at home. These high quality items have a beautiful finish and can be displayed openly or kept in a private place of remembrance.

In time, the ashes can be buried, interred or scattered in a place of special significance 

To view the products available click here.

Scatter tubes: These products offer a simple and easy-to-use solution for the scattering of your loved one’s ashes.

Urns to scatter or share

Keepsakes and Remembrances are a way to create special memorials to loved ones with tangible and personalized mementos.

With our range of special metal keepsake options, it is possible to share the ashes of your loved ones in a manner befitting the occasion. These treasured keepsakes can be kept forever.

They are also a perfect complement to any bio- degradable urn or scattering tube. 

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Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not so, For, those, whom thou think'st, thou dost overthrow, Die not, poore death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

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