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Independent Funeral Directors
Serving Dorset for over 110 years

A Beautiful Setting for Personalised Farewells

At Kingston Country Courtyard, we offer more than just a venue – we provide a serene sanctuary for heartfelt goodbyes. Nestled in the stunning Isle of Purbeck with sweeping views of the iconic Corfe Castle, this location is steeped in tranquillity and natural beauty. This picturesque setting, with its lush landscapes and historic charm, creates a peaceful backdrop for honouring your loved one’s life.

The facilities can accommodate up to 140 attendees, ensuring ample space for both intimate gatherings and larger services. Whether you’re planning a solemn ceremony or a celebration of life, Kingston Country Courtyard provides an environment that feels both personal and special.

A Comprehensive Funeral Package

Our exclusive package ensures that every detail is taken care of with the utmost respect and professionalism.

Example price: £5,995 inc disbursements

To give you an idea of the budget for this package, we have a price example based on 50 attendees. Our example price includes disbursements (unattended cremation, Doctor’s fees, and Minister or Celebrant’s fee). Additional attendees and services may incur extra costs.

Kingston Country Courtyard Exclusive price includes:

  • Personal Attention: Our dedicated Funeral Director will be with you every step of the way.
  • Transfer of the Deceased into our care: Within a 20-mile radius during normal office hours.
  • Beautiful Venue: Enjoy the tranquil surroundings, perfect for reflection and remembrance.
  • Elegant Coffin: Includes a veneered oak coffin (with upgrade options available).
  • Chapel of Rest: Family visits are welcome by appointment, offering you private moments with your loved one.
  • Memoriam Page: A personalised page on our website allows friends and family to leave messages and make donations.
  • Printed Orders of Service: We provide 50 quality colour printed orders of service to honour your loved one’s memory.
  • Catering: Our package includes catering for 50 people* with a variety of buffet options and unlimited tea and coffee.
  • Floral Tribute Care: A £100 contribution towards floral arrangements ensures beautiful tributes.
  • Transportation: Includes the use of our hearse to convey your loved one from our private Chapel of Rest or home address to Kingston Country Courtyard for the funeral service. Additionally, a limousine seating up to six mourners will convey the family to the service, wait for up to four hours, and then return the family home or to another local address.
  • Photo and Music Tributes: We coordinate and prepare any photo, video, and music tributes for the service.
  • Charity Donations: We handle collecting and forwarding donations to your chosen charity.


* Buffet including 6 items plus unlimited tea and coffee. Catering is priced for 50 people (alcoholic beverages extra). All dietary requirements can be catered for with advanced notice.

Optional Extras

We are also available to arrange overnight accommodation, transportation of guests to and from airports, train stations, and ferry terminals. The Kingston Country Courtyard offers on-site accommodation at preferential rates. Contact us for further details and pricing.

We can also arrange additional floral tributes and pedestals as well as announcements in the local and national press.


For burials, as interment fees vary greatly by location, we will inform you of any additional costs once we know this location.

Contact Us for Personalised Funeral Services:

At Douch Family Funeral Directors, in exclusive partnership with Kingston Country Courtyard, we are committed to providing a respectful and beautiful farewell for your loved one.

To learn more about this exclusive funeral package or to discuss your specific needs, please contact us. Together, let's give your loved one a send-off they'd be proud of.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is included in the Kingston Country Courtyard exclusive funeral package?
The package includes personal attention from a Funeral Director, transfer of the deceased into our care, use of the beautiful venue, an elegant coffin, chapel of rest visits, an online memoriam page, 50 printed orders of service, catering for 50 people, floral tribute care, transportation, photo and music tributes, and charity donation handling.

How much does the exclusive funeral package cost?
The example price is £5,995 for 50 attendees, which includes 3rd party costs necessary for a cremation. Additional services and attendees may incur extra costs.

Can the package accommodate dietary requirements for catering?
Yes, all dietary requirements can be catered for with advanced notice.

What optional extras are available?
Optional extras include overnight accommodation, guest transportation, additional floral tributes, and press announcements.

Are burial services available?
Yes, burial services are available. Interment fees vary by location and will be provided based on the specific location.

Can I use any Douch Family branches for this service?
Yes, you can use any Douch Family Funeral Directors branch. However, it is recommended to contact the Swanage or Wareham branches as they are closest to Kingston Country Courtyard. For Swanage, contact James Smith Funeral Directors at 01929 422445. For Wareham, contact Albert Marsh at 01929 5552107.

Is there on-site accommodation available at Kingston Country Courtyard?
Yes, on-site accommodation is available at preferential rates.

What is included in the catering package?
The catering package includes a buffet with six items, unlimited tea and coffee, and is priced for 50 people. Alcoholic beverages are extra.

Does the package include transportation for the family?
Yes, it includes the use of a hearse and a limousine that seats up to six mourners, with transportation to and from the service.