Boat for scattering ashes on the River Avon in Stratford upon Avon
|Location||Stratford Upon Avon|
|Area of operation||The River Avon in Stratford upon Avon|
|Type of boat||53 feet long class V passenger boat. Heated, with tables and chairs.|
|Capacity of the boat||32|
|Refreshments||Tea, coffee & chai are charged at £1.50 per cup (in china cup & saucer) and they have a selection of chilled cans and water and a licensed bar. Excellent cream tea, sandwich buffets or cakes can be served on board The Rita Ellen after the ceremony. You can also bring your own cold snacks.|
|Disabled access||Yes. Hydraulic wheelchair lift from mooring into cabin. Accessible toilet.|
|Duration of trip||90 minutes|
|Price||£220 for the 90 minutes. The cruise can be shortened to one hour for £180 but we don’t recommend this as the scattering spot isn’t as private.|
|Additional information||A family run business offering a friendly and personal service tailored to the individual requirements. Caters for all religions especially Hindu and Sikh families as the River Avon flows into the River Severn and then out into the sea.|
|Operating months||Available all year weather permitting.|
|Parking||Available at The Crown Plaza and the crew arrange free passes.|
|Suitable urn||Scattering 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 this link: Water urns|
We also supply a range of water ceremony sets which include an urn, flower petals, dissolvable noteless and a certificate to record the ceremony. Our sets and ceremony accessories can be viewed here: Sets and Ceremony Accessories
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.