Carleton cemetery


Carleton Cemetery is situated just within Blackpool near to Carleton village and just outside Poulton-le-Fylde 


It was opened in 1935 and now contains over 22,000 graves.

People are free to enjoy the pleasant surroundings of Carleton Cemetery by walking around the grounds. 

The following rules must be observed if driving into the cemetery.

  • The maximum speed limit is 10mph or walking speed
  • Driving or parking on the grass s not permitted
  • Roadways can be uneven, especially around the north part of the cemetery. Blackpool Council accepts no liability for any vehicles that are damaged especially when travelling at speeds in  excess of 10mph

Water taps are situated throughout the cemetery.

We welcome responsible dog owners in the cemetery providing the dog is on a lead at all times and owner abide by the law of picking  up after their dog.

Opening hours


The main gates are open every day of the year, from 8.00 am and are locked from 6.00 pm. This includes weekends and bank holidays.

Pedestrian access is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, due to a public right of way through the cemetery.

Book of remembrance room

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm - Please note - Following govenment advice we have unfortuantely had to close the Book of Remembrance room until further notice. We apologies for any upset caused.

Saturday and Sunday and bank holidays: 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Office opening times

Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm - Please note - our office will be closed to the public from Monday 23 March. This will enable us to ensure our staff are fit and able to continue to offer our core functions of cremation and burial. We will be happy to deal with your enquiries by email or phone during the office closure.

Buildings in the cemetery

  • The bereavement office is located in Lodge House by the main gate.
  • The public toilets are next to the Nibbles Tearoom
  • The privately run Nibbles Tearoom along side the lodge house
  • The crematorium building at the end of the main drive containing the book of remembrance room
  • The Jewish Prayer House at the north end of the cemetery
  • The columbarium part of the memorial walls in the Rose Garden situated passed the chapel


Carleton cemetery and crematorium

Stocks Road, Blackpool, FY6 7QS
Telephone 01253 882541