Visiting opening hours are 8am - 4.45pm Mon-Fri. The park is closed to visitors during the evening winter months.
PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE OFFICE - ALL APPOINTMENTS VIA TELEPHONE DURING LOCK-DOWN PERIODS.
Weekend pedestrian access - 8am till 3.45pm.
Vehicle access - 11am - 3.45 pm Sunday.
PLEASE OBSERVE ALL CURRENT GOVT & SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES.
We continue to implement some restrictions to assist in the safety of both Staff and customers:
1. 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.
2. Maximum of 15 persons attending the interment of ashes and committals.
3. Maximum of 30 persons attending graveside burial services.
ALL BENCHES THAT REQUIRE MAINTENANCE BY LICENCEES HAVE BEEN REMOVED AND MUST BE CLEANED/REPAIRED PRIOR TO RETURNING TO THE PARK.
PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE PRIOR TO REPLACING ANY BENCHES. ANY BENCHES IN NEED OF REPAIR/CLEANING NOT MAINTAINED BY LICENCEES DURING THE PERIOD 1/4/20 - 1/4/21 WILL BE PERMANENTLY REMOVED FROM THE 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.
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.
"Very peaceful,well kept, and moving a perfect place for remembering"
"Wonderful magical resting place, have lots of family there."
"A beautiful place for peace and mindfulness. Where we feel close to Mum."
"A beautiful place for your loved ones that have passed on. Kept Immaculate."
"The most beautiful place of rest I've ever seen."
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.