About our cemetery sites

The Town Council currently owns and maintains two cemetery sites – Old Linslade and Vandyke Road. The cemetery grounds are open to the public daily throughout the year and funerals are accepted, by prior arrangement, between the hours of 09:00-14:00 (Monday – Thursday) and 09:00-13:00 on Fridays.

Opening Times:

On weekdays, both cemeteries are open to visitors between:
08:00-17:00 in winter
08:00 – 20:00 in summer

The cemeteries open 09:30 on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Contact us to enquire about:

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Plots
  • Memorials – how to apply, restrictions, safety, inspections
  • Maintenance details
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Purchase of plot
  • Historical records
  • Plot search
  • Exclusive right of burial
  • Mausoleum

Vandyke Road Cemetery

Vandyke Road Cemetery is located on Vandyke Road in Leighton Buzzard and has a beautiful chapel which seats up to 32 people and has a working organ on site. It was opened in 1884. The site has 6 car parking spaces.

Vandyke Road Cemetery
Vandyke Road
Leighton Buzzard

A view of Vandyke Rad cemetery

Old Linslade Cemetery

Old Linslade Cemetery is located in Old Linslade beside the lovely old St Mary’s Church. It was opened in 1964, the cemetery operates a lawn only policy which restricts the type and size of the memorial allowed. One headstone, vase, tablet or wooden cross is permissible. The site has 8 car parking spaces.

Old Linslade Road