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The Gardens of Remembrance

Whenever you visit West Herts Crematorium we hope you will find an atmosphere of peace, reverence, reflection and comfort. Our Gardens of Remembrance are set in more than eleven acres, and have been carefully designed to make three distinct areas. Our intention is to offer unique characteristics in each garden so that all of our visitors can find the appropriate contemplative space.

The Woodland Area

The inner section of our gardens has been developed as a light woodland area, with a selection of Memorial Shrub Beds planted with azaleas and rhododendrons. It is possible to select a shrub or tree and dedicate it as a token of remembrance. The woodland area has also been planted with a selection of spring flowering bulbs, which offer a spectacular display.

Formal Gardens

The outer section of our gardens has been landscaped with particular emphasis on a fine selection of rose bushes. West Herts Crematorium can arrange for the dedication of a particular rose bush as a lasting memorial to a loved one.

Baby and Infant Memorial Garden

In recent years we have created an area of quiet contemplation dedicated to the memory of babies and infants. A great deal of thought has been given to the landscaping of the garden and the attention to detail has created a beautiful and tranquil setting. This garden has been designed to serve as a fitting memorial to all the babies and infants and, for this reason, we do not allow individual dedications or ashes to be placed in this garden.