Notice

Drake Memorial Park Ltd.

THE PARK IS NOW OPEN TO VISITORS. PLEASE OBSERVE SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES.

Opening hours will be 8am - 4pm Mon-Fri. 

Weekends pedestrian access only Dawn till Dusk.

Drake Memorial Park will continue to conduct Burials and the Interment of Cremated Remains as per normal, for guidance on attendance please contact relevant funeral director or park superintendent. All interments are compliant to current social distancing guidelines. 

In order to minimise risk to both customers and staff, we would encourage using telephone or email for all enquiries and restrict office appointments to a minimum.  All booking and plaque inscription forms are available to download via the website. 


We have implemented some restrictions to assist in the safety of both Staff and customers:

1. All benches have been removed until full restrictions regarding social distancing are lifted.

2. All water containers have been removed - visitors are advised to bring any water and containers as required.Please take your rubbish away when you leave the park.

3. Please restrict your visit to placing flowers and paying your respects only, let  the ground staff cut and maintain on your behalf.










Welcome to

Drake Memorial Park

The Drake Memorial Park is a cemetery unlike any other.
It is a beautiful, natural park comprising open grassland areas separated by trees, shrubs and access roadways.

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The graves are located within the Park's lawned areas, and are permanently identified with simple plaques which lie flat in the ground. There are no headstones or monuments, crowded together, as you find in many other cemeteries.

The open aspect of the Park provides an appropriate resting place of calm, quiet dignity for those who in their lifetime found pleasure in the beauty of the countryside, and contentment in the peace and seclusion of a rural setting. It is a fitting memorial to the departed, and a place of solace for the bereaved.

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An invitation

You are most welcome to visit the Drake Memorial Park. If you can come during weekday office hours, our friendly staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.

The Park is situated some 4 miles from the centre of Plymouth. Click here for the full address and directions.

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You can search for burial records by entering details of the deceased in the form below. It's not necessary to fill in every box, but please enter whatever information you know.