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Wigan Pier, Lancashire: Leeds to Liverpool Canal


LocationCruises from Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan, Lancashire
Area of operationThe Leeds and Liverpool Canal from Wigan.
Type of boatPassenger Trip Boat
Duration of trip 2 Hours.
Capacity of boat40 guests
RefreshmentsTea and Coffee and a fully licensed, well stocked bar.
Additional infoThis location is ideal for Hindus or Sikh families as the water does  flow. There are food & buffet options and a stereo system on-board.

The trip from Wigan Pier goes through the beautiful Douglas valley to Dean Lock at Gathurst.

It is a fully heated, safe and spacious cabin (see picture below) and they operate daytime & evening cruises. There is a toilet on-boardFree parking is close by and there is a train station within 5 minutes walking distance from the boat.

CeremonyScattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find distressing. We supply a wide range of urns specifically designed for water ceremonies. They are all 100% biodegradable and will dissolve in water – please follow the link: Water Urns

We also supply a water ceremony set which includes a water urn, flower petals for scattering, Promises – dissolvable notelets for scattering with the ashes, a certificate to record the ceremony, and our award winning (and rated 5* on Amazon) guide book: follow the link – 4th Ceremony Set

Recording your Scattering

Record a location where you have scattered your loved-one’s ashes so generations to come can find them for all time on The Ashes Register

Next Steps… If you would like more information or to enquire about availability, please fill in the form below.

The boat operator will then contact you directly as soon as they can.

If you have an urgent request you will be sent the direct telephone number via email as soon as you have submitted the form.

Please note Scattering Ashes is not the boat operator, filling in the form below is the quickest way to speak with the skipper.

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