Harbour View is a unique funeral service; it is a crematorium, a funeral home and a woodland burial ground with all the options that you would expect to find in such places. As such the range of facilities we offer is considerable. These are grouped together in the sections listed below.
The ceremony halls, or service chapels, are where we hold the funeral services. We have three ceremony halls and each of them is available for services associated with funerals that are cremation or burial.READ MORE
Harbour View is a fully equipped funeral home as well as a crematorium and burial ground; every facility and service you would expect to find at a modern funeral home is available to you here on site.READ MORE
Harbour View has its own crematorium; it is in the basement under the Long Barrow. Harbour View Crematorium is one of only four in Dorset and the only one that is in Purbeck.READ MORE
We refer to Harbour View as a woodland burial ground, but this is a term without an exact definition and perhaps requires some further description. In essence, a woodland burial is no different from any other burial in that a person who has died, whether it be their body or their cremated remains, is interred into the ground.READ MORE
After a funeral, families often like to entertain their friends with some refreshments. This is an opportunity to relax and to remember the person who has died in a less formal way than during the funeral service. These events are often referred to as wakes.READ MORE
At Harbour View, we offer a number of ways to commemorate the person that has died using memorials designed to complement the natural landscape we inhabit.READ MORE
There are many ways to use small amounts of cremated remains to create keepsakes for surviving members of the family. Items of jewellery, glass picture art and small urns are just a few examples.READ MORE