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Embracing Nature –

The Benefits of Natural Burials

In today's fast-paced world, the concept of natural burials is gaining traction as people seek eco-friendly and meaningful ways to bid farewell to their loved ones. Embracing the tranquility of natural landscapes, this eco-conscious approach honors the circle of life. Sydney’s first natural burial field is a serene location with rolling lawns and tranquil lake views surrounded by native bushland.

Kemps Creek Lake

The Environmental Impact of Natural Burials

A natural burial is in harmony with nature, so the body (or cremated remains) is prepared without chemical preservatives and uses materials from natural fibres and a biodegradable coffin to return to the earth organically.

The habitat will be kept as natural as possible, there are no formal headstones or monuments nor artificial wreathes or tributes. Although graves remain unmarked, each grave is mapped and surveyed using GPS technology to accurately record locations.

Departing from traditional burial practices, natural burials foster the conservation of natural areas, safeguarding the environment for future generations. By forgoing non-biodegradable materials typical of the traditional burial process, these burials minimize the impact on the earth, offering a serene return to nature.

Honouring Loved Ones & the Earth

With growing awareness about sustainability, more individuals are recognizing the benefits of natural burials. Preserving the intrinsic beauty of the surroundings, these final resting places provide solace to both the departed and their grieving families.

Embracing nature in this manner allows for a deeper connection to the environment and fosters a sense of harmony with the earth. As society’s outlook on funeral customs evolves, the timeless allure of natural burials resonates with those seeking a more unassuming and environmentally considerate departure.

St Francis Field at Sydney Natural Burial Park offers flexibility and simplicity in burial and funeral service options to reflect the individuality and last wishes of family or friends.

St Francis Natural Burial Park:

In Harmony with Nature

St Francis Field at Sydney Natural Burial Park is surrounded by native bushland, and provides an undisturbed place of rest. This serene location with rolling lawns and tranquil lake views is Sydney's first natural burial field. Natural burials here are in harmony with nature, using biodegradable materials and eschewing chemical preservatives. The unspoiled habitat, abundant birdlife, and serene surroundings make it a fitting tribute to a life well-lived.

A central commemorative feature in sandstone at the entrance to the field records the names of those interred and provides a place for reflection for families. A simple wooden pavilion enables families to conduct a memorial service or simply contemplate the tranquility of the bushland sanctuary.

St Francis Field at Sydney Natural Burial Park offers flexibility and simplicity in burial and funeral service options to reflect the individuality and last wishes of family or friends.

Right of Burial in St Francis Field is granted for 30 years, and can be renewed on expiry. Natural burial graves are intended for two burials and include inscription upon a communal memorial.

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A part of the local community

Kemps Creek Memorial Park proudly stands as a peaceful haven, offering a range of options for those in search of a final resting place or a serene tribute to a loved one. Whether you're looking for traditional burials, cremation services, or eco-friendly alternatives such as natural burials, our park is dedicated to helping you honor the memory of your loved ones in a way that aligns with your wishes and values.

Discover the tranquility of Kemps Creek Memorial Park, where timeless memories are created and cherished amidst the cemeteries in Sydney.

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