Scraptoft

DOWNLOAD SCRAPTOFT NATURAL BURIAL GROUND PRICE LIST 2015 >

This is one of our largest burial grounds and is on a gentle slope in a quiet valley in one of the most attractive and historic landscapes of Leicestershire.

scraptoft011

The brook along the northern edge of the ground already provides a valuable wildlife refuge.

FOR MORE IMAGES OF SCRAPTOFT NATURAL BURIAL GROUND CLICK HERE >

Woodland with open wildflower glades is being created as the burial ground develops. Several hundred trees and shrubs have already been planted and this work will continue over the coming years, along with ongoing work to allow native species to establish themselves and mature.

Situated on Keyham Lane East, just 5 miles east of Leicester city centre.

Satellite Navigation Users
Use one of the locations below:
52.6542° N, -1.026692° W
LE7 9TA

1. From Leicester

Leave Leicester heading east on the A47 Humberstone Road (which becomes the Uppingham Road). Passing Humberstone Park on your right, take the left fork onto Scraptoft Lane. After a mile, turn left into Scraptoft village (signposted). Follow the main road round to the right onto Main Street, then left onto Beeby Road. After half a mile, ignore a left turn next to a golf course sign, and follow the road right and down the hill. The burial ground is signposted on the right.

2. From A47 and east of Leicester

Heading for Leicester along the A47, turn right at the traffic lights before Coles’ Nursery, and head along Station Road. At the end of Station Road, bear left at the mini-roundabout and first right into Scraptoft village (signposted). Follow the main road round to the right onto Main Street, then left onto Beeby Road. After half a mile, ignore a left turn next to a golf course sign, and follow the road right and down the hill. The burial ground is signposted on the right.

3. From north of Leicester

From the M1 southbound, take J22 and the A50 heading towards Leicester. Turning left at a large roundabout, and down a slip road, take the A46 east towards Syston. At the ‘Hobby Horse’ roundabout at Syston, take the A607 to Leicester. Follow the A607 to a large traffic light crossroads with the ring-road (left to GE Lighting). Turn left onto the A563 (Troon Way), and continue until the crossroads with Scraptoft Lane (after McDonalds). Turn left along Scraptoft Lane, and after a mile turn left into Scraptoft village (signposted). Follow the main road round to the right onto Main Street, then left onto Beeby Road. After half a mile, ignore a left turn next to a golf course sign, and follow the road right and down the hill. The burial ground is signposted on the right.

DRIVERS OF HIGH VEHICLES OR 4X4s BEWARE – THERE IS A HEIGHT RESTRICTION OF 2M.