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River Cam: Cambridgeshire

Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Area of operation River Cam
Type of boat Narrowboat
Duration of trip Variable 45 mins minimum, up to 2 hours.  We can offer ½ and whole day cruise options too.
Capacity of boat 12 passengers.
Refreshments Tea, Coffee, Squash, Biscuits,
Additional Cream Tea, Fish and Chips, picnic hamper options.  A range of riverside pubs offer full catering for before or after the ceremony.
Ceremony 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 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

Cost Variable depending in length of trip and catering. Minimum £90 for 45 mins.
Company comments  The crew offers a friendly and relaxed trip, with a variety of picturesque locations on the River Cam for the ceremony. All religions catered for; Christian, Hindu, Sikh and Non-denominational.The main craft ‘Rosie’ shown in the picture is open sided and allows the ceremonial group of passengers to feel at one with the river environment. Quiet peaceful boat on a tranquil scenic river perfect for scattering ashes and/or floating a wreath, flowers or petals.We can arrange trips early morning through to midnight.

We have a sound system on board and can source and play specific songs for the passengers if required.

Together we can create a completely unique and personalised service – the way you want it to be. We will listen carefully to what you and your family want and offer a complete choice and flexibility in your arrangements.

Disabled Access No wheelchair access at present – check our website for updates. Our boats have 2-3 steps down into the passenger cabin.
Parking Fen Ditton marina – Free parking, City Centre – Metered parking.
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To make an enquiry please fill in the form below with your preferred date and number of people attending the scattering.

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