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The Mount Cemetery

The tranquil grounds of the cemetery are home to war graves from two world wars.

This cemetery houses a beautiful listed chapel used by the local community. The grounds are also the final resting place of the poet and activist Edward Carpenter and Lewis Carroll, author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Grave of Lewis Carroll at the Mount Cemetery   The chapel exterior Mount Cemetery   War grave at the Mount Cemetery   Gravestones at the Mount Cemetery

Cemetery fees

The chapel at the Mount Cemetery The cemetery fees apply only where the person to be interred or in respect of whom the right is granted is, or immediately before his or her death was, a resident of Guildford or in the case of a stillborn child, where one parent is, or at the time of interment was, a resident. All fees are double in respect of non-residents.

Fees are effective from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

 

Directions to the Mount Cemetery

From M25

Exit at junction 10 onto A3 Guildford southbound carriageway.
Follow A3, passing Guildford Cathedral on your left (approximately 15 minutes drive from M25).
A3 rises for approximately 600 metres - under bridge at top of hill follow A3 Portsmouth signs (take care A31 to Farnham goes off to the left).
Take next slip road on the left hand signed B3000 Godalming.
Follow slip road to roundabout - take first exit to follow B3000 Godalming.
Roundabout take first exit A3100 Guildford.
Next three roundabouts straight over.
Follow the road along until you down a steep hill just after a set of pedestrian lights turn left into The Mount.
The cemetery is at the top of the hill on the left hand side.

From A3 Portsmouth direction

Take left turn off A3 dual carriageway onto B3000 Godalming.
At the end of slip road roundabout take last exit to bridge over A3 at end of bridge roundabout take first exit signed B3000 Godalming.
Follow B3000 Godalming to roundabout - take second exit follow B3000 Godalming.
Roundabout take first exit A3100 Guildford.
Next three roundabouts straight over.
Follow the road along until you go down a steep hill just after a set of pedestrian lights turn left into The Mount.
The cemetery is at the top of the hill on the left hand side.

From A31 Farnham direction

Having passed the Ramada Farnham Hotel on left - travel approx 2 miles take left turn off dual carriageway onto B3000 Godalming.
Follow B3000 Godalming to roundabout take second exit to bridge over A3.
At the end of bridge roundabout take first exit signed B3000 Godalming.
Follow B3000 Godalming to roundabout - take second exit follow B3000 Godalming.
Roundabout take first exit A3100 Guildford.
Next three roundabouts straight over.
Follow the road along until you go down a steep hill just after a set of pedestrian lights turn left into The Mount.
The cemetery is at the top of the hill on the left hand side.