Welcome To Sussex Willow Coffins

Sussex Willow Coffins

We create wicker coffins, cremation urns and burial baskets hand woven from natural English Willow


Our wicker coffin design has been developed to offer you a natural, ethical, biodegradable coffin that is handmade in the UK. Because of this all of these wicker coffins and urns are entirely handcrafted. The wicker is woven by hand from English Heritage varieties of Willow wood, that has been grown sustainably.

Read on to find out more about Sussex Willow Coffins and the craft of weaving Wicker Coffins.


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Naturally Biodegradable


Handmade biodegradable eco coffins

Wicker coffins are the perfect choice of natural coffin for a woodland burial or natural burial, green funeral. Because of this they are equally suited to cremation, as an alternative to a traditional coffin.

We are proud of our natural English Willow wicker coffin designs – founded on ethical, ecological, green principals, attention to detail and hand weaving craftsmanship. Find out more and how to order…

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Handmade in Sussex


Wicker coffin maker in Sussex

Our hand-woven natural coffins are made in the UK, they are woven from wicker willow by skilled basket makers, using age-old willow coffin weaving and traditional basketry techniques.

Working in a barn near the Sussex Downs, currently the only wicker coffin makers in the South East of the UK. Find out more about the burial basket weaving process and Jake Whitcroft – Willow Coffin Maker.

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Environmentally Friendly


Biodegradable, ethical and sustainable

These are ecologically sound and 100% biodegradable coffins, our wicker weaving materials are eco-friendly, locally sourced and grown as sustainably as possible, using traditional coppicing methods.

We don’t use manufactured board or glue, just traditional willow coffin weaving methods. Our ethos makes these wicker coffins and caskets a green and responsible choice for any natural burial. Read more…


We are passionate about applying principles of sustainability to your end of life choices


Wicker Coffins and Urns for Natural Burial, Cremation and Traditional Funerals

Handmade burial baskets, woven from English Heritage Willow varieties, grown in a sustainable way within the UK
Individually hand crafted by Jake Whitcroft in the heart of the English countryside.

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The two designs of wicker coffins available have been carefully honed, to combine weaving of both regional and traditional style.
Our environmentally friendly caskets or ‘eco coffins’ are made to be suitable for traditional funerals, cremation or woodland and natural burial.

All of our natural willow coffins are environmentally friendly, sustainable, ethical and 100% biodegradable.


Wicker Coffins from Natural English Willow | Sussex Willow Coffins

Wicker Coffins

Biodegradable & Sustainable

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Funeral Planning

Planning a funeral or cremation?

Visit our FAQs page – find the answers to some of the more common questions about our willow coffins, natural burial, cremation, planning a funeral and working with a funeral director…

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Cremation Urns

Environmentally Friendly & Natural

  • English Heritage Willow Varieties
  • All Natural Materials Used
  • No Chemical Treatments
  • Natural Willow Coffins

Sussex Willow Coffins for a truly natural choice
when selecting your Wicker Coffin

Wicker Willow Coffins


ENGLISH WILLOW WICKER COFFINS

Find out more about our handmade English Willow Wicker Coffins and how to order…

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Woven Wicker Caskets


Member of the
Basketmakers’ Association

Sussex Willow Coffins

Member of the
Sussex & Surrey Coppice Group

Sussex Willow Coffins

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