Cemetery access  

St Woolos and Christchurch cemeteries:

Pedestrian access seven days a week (pedestrian gates are not locked).

Vehicle access available Saturdays, Sundays, bank holidays or for special religious festivals.

29 October 2021 

Please note: vehicle access to the extension at the top end of Christchurch Cemetery is suspended until further notice.

This is to protect the ground in this area, which has been damaged by recent bad weather and cars driving and parking on the verges.

Pedestrian access to this area remains open. Access to the rest of the cemetery is unaffected.

Llanmartin cemetery:

Pedestrian access seven days a week (pedestrian gates are not locked).

Caerleon cemetery:

Pedestrian and vehicle access gates open seven days a week. 

Newport City Council is responsible for three public cemeteries situated at:

  • Caerleon – Cold Bath Road, Caerleon NP18 1NF
  • Christchurch – Christchurch Road, Newport NP18 1JJ
  • St Woolos – 48 Bassaleg Road, Newport, NP20 3PY

For enquiries contact the cemetery superintendent on (01633) 414915 or contact Newport City Council. 

Download Newport Cemetery Management Guidance (pdf)

Download Cemetery and Garden of Rest Regulations (pdf)

Visit the Gwent Crematorium website.

Funeral arrangements

Download the Notice of Interment (Word doc)

Burial charges

Download the full list of Newport cemetery charges 2021/2022 (pdf)

Forms - exclusive right of burial 

Download the Exclusive Right of Burial application (Word doc)

Download the Renewal and Extension application (Word doc)

Download the Ownership Agreement (Word doc)

Download the Indemnity Agreement (Word doc)

Download the Statutory Declaration form (Word doc)

Download the Change of Details form (Word doc)

Download the Transfer of Ownership form (Word doc)

Download the Deed of Surrender (Word doc)

Download the Memorial Bench application (Word doc)

Locating a burial plot

To locate a burial plot in the cemeteries above please write to:

Cemeteries, Newport City Council, Civic Centre, Godfrey Road, Newport  NP20 4UR

Or email info@newport.gov.uk, giving name of the person and approximate date of burial. 

There is a charge for 30 minutes research. Please see the full list of Newport cemetery charges 2021/2022 (pdf)

Dog control order

There is a dog control order in operation in all Newport cemeteries.


Contact Newport City Council for further information.