How Much is a Wicker Coffin or a Willow Coffin?

A round ended casket made from sustainable willow with a deep brown stripe

Thinking of a wicker coffin for your loved one’s farewell? Or planning your own eco-friendly end of life celebration wicker coffin?💷 If so you’re in the right place as in this comprehensive guide we’ll look at planning a budget-friendly, eco-friendly final farewell with a wicker coffin.🍃💚 Including the important question,”How Much is a Wicker Coffin?”

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Handcrafted Willow Coffin £499.99

When a loved one dies it comes as a shock. No matter how long you have to prepare, death it is still traumatic event for those who are left behind. Which is why when it comes to saying goodbye to a loved one, the last thing you want to worry about is the cost of a coffin or whether you should be choosing a wicker coffin or a traditional coffin.


Wicker coffins, give you a beautiful, environmentally-friendly option. Wicker coffins are not the cheapest coffins, nor are they as expensive as some traditional style coffins and caskets.

A six sided Rainbow wicker casket

Glastonbury Rainbow Willow Coffin £849.99

Crafted wicker coffins are made to the highest standards from environmentally friendly materials such natural sustainable English willow and seagrass. Both are handcrafted by skilled basket makers. They are very attractive eco friendly coffins that are definitely worth considering if you are looking for a more natural alternative to traditional less eco-friendly coffins which may not be biodegradable or suitable for a natural woodland burial.

So,  How Much  is a Wicker Coffin? 💷

The price of a wicker coffin can vary depending on the supplier, size and style you choose. Where you buy your wicker coffin will also affect the price.


If you buy your wicker coffin from a funeral director, it’s likely you will pay more than if you bought it from a direct manufacturer like Somerset Willow or if you bought it from an online retail store like However, on average, you can expect to pay from £500 to £1000 for a standard-sized wicker coffin. A lot will depend on where you buy it from. You might get some cheaper wicker coffins on Amazon or Ebay that are made in places with cheaper labour or lower standards.

However, when it comes to choosing a wicker willow coffin or casket peace of mind is important. Here are some excellent quality wicker coffins that you can buy online from a reputable UK retailer.



But why choose a wicker coffin over a traditional one?

There are three main reasons to choose a wicker coffin over a traditional one.

  • Wicker coffins and caskets can be more affordable than traditional funeral coffins.
  • They are stylish and handcrafted from a renewable resource, this is important for those planning green funerals. Woven coffins are the ultimate in biodegradable coffins and are suitable for natural burials as well as cremations.
  • They come in a range of coffin designs and can be colourful or retain a natural wicker willow colour. This means you can find a wicker coffin that matches the personality of your loved one or yourself.

So there you have it. They are affordable, biodegradable eco coffins made from natural materials using traditional methods. This makes them an excellent choice for those who want to reduce their environmental impact. Plus, wicker coffins can be just as beautiful as traditional coffins, with intricate weaves and natural textures.

If you’re worried about the quality of a wicker coffin, don’t be. They are just as sturdy and reliable as traditional coffins, and more funeral directors now offer them as an option. Something to bear in mind is that wicker coffins are lighter than traditional wood coffins. This is important if you are planning a natural burial and green burial where you may have to carry the basket coffin to woodland burial sites. See more on natural burial sites here

Final Thoughts onWicker Coffins

So, if you’re looking for a budget-friendly and eco-friendly way to say goodbye to a loved one, consider a wicker coffin. With their natural beauty and affordability, they are the perfect choice for those who want to make a difference.

Thank you for reading our guide on “How Much is a Wicker Coffin?” 💷 We hope it has helped you in your search for a sustainable and affordable farewell.