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Carleton cemetery

Location

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

 

It was opened in 1935 and has over 22,000 graves throughout. 

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

For your convenience, 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 abides by the law of picking up after their dog.

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

  • The maximum speed limit is 10mph or walking speed
  • We ask you not to drive or park on the grass
  • Please park in the parking bays provided
  • Blackpool Council accepts no liability for vehicles that may be damaged within the cemetery grounds

Opening hours

Cemetery

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

Pedestrian access is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Book of Remembrance Room

Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 6.00pm

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 8.00am to 6.00pm.

During Covid 19 restrictions, please use the hand sanitiser provided before you enter the room and enter only 1 family at a time. 

If you prefer not to make a visit in person but wish to view an entry, please contact our office who will be happy to email the entry to you. 

To allow everyone the opportunity to leave cards and flowers in memory of their loved ones, all items displayed will be disposed of at regular intervals throughout the year.

Office opening times - During COVID 19 restrictions

Our office is currently closed to the public.

However, we are available to deal with your enquiries by email or phone Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm.

If necessary, we can arrange an appointment for you to come into the office to meet face to face. This will be by prior arrangement only and we will discuss our COVID safety procedures with you when we make the appointment.

Buildings in the cemetery

  • The Bereavement Office is located in Lodge House by the main gate
  • Nibbles Cafe serves hot drinks and snacks and is located within the cemetery
  • The public toilets are located next to Nibbles Cafe
  • The Crematorium and Chapel are at the end of the main drive
  • The Book of Remembrance Room is within the crematorium building
  • The Jewish Prayer House is located at the North end of the cemetery
  • The Columbarium forms part of the memorial wall surrounding the Rose Garden at the far end of the cemetery past the chapel

Contact

Carleton cemetery and crematorium

Stocks Road, Blackpool, FY6 7QS
Telephone 01253 882541