Burial grounds

There are in excess of 200 burial grounds in Aberdeenshire managed and maintained by the council. There are further 13 private burial grounds where interments can be arranged. A burial plot (also called lair or grave) can be purchased by telephone (in burial grounds where capacity allows). View local burial grounds and their contact details: 

Please note that interments aren't permitted on Saturdays after 11.30am, Sundays, 25th December and 1st January unless there are exceptional circumstances. All applications for such should be made to the Director of Infrastructure Services or the nominated representative.

Burial ground charges

View burial ground charges covering the purchase of the lair, the preparation of the lair for the burial, the backfilling of the lair and laying out of flowers once the burial is over.