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Scattering Ashes on the River Dee – Chester

Boat Hire for Scattering Ashes on the River Dee

LocationChester, Cheshire
Area of operationRiver Dee upstream of Chester Weir
Type of boatPassenger boat
Duration of trip30 minutes – 3 hours
Capacity of boat8 – 80 depending on boat
RefreshmentsBar available on all cruises, catering available if pre-booked
Suitable urns for waterUrns for the water are supplied by Scattering Ashes not the Boat Company.

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

Disabled AccessWheelchair access to limited area of the boat

Step-free access to toilet facilities, but toilets are not wheelchair accessible

Limited number of Blue Badge parking bays on road

Accessible public toilets located 100m from moorings

ParkingLimited number of parking spaces on the road, restricted to 1 hour before 6PM

Closest paid car parks are within a 10 minute walk – Little Roodee (CH1 1SL) and Pepper Street NCP (CH1 1DF)

Any closed periods
CostPrivate charters are quoted individually, costs vary from £200 – £1,500 depending on duration, date, and time of day
How and when do customers payIn advance


Average response time (best guess)Within 1 business day
Address for the people to go to inc postcode to board the boatThe Groves, Souters Lane, Chester, CH1 1SZ

Located next to Hickory’s Smokehouse

Company commentsYour skipper will advise the most suitable location for a scattering on the day, as the exact location will depend on river conditions and other river users.
>A fully stocked bar is available on all cruises, and catering can be booked in advance if needed.

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.

To make an enquiry please fill in the form below with your preferred date and number of people attending the scattering, please make sure you include a contact number as the boat company will call you directly to discuss your requirements:

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    Do you need us to supply a water urns ? These are an additional cost to the boat and we will contact separately about these.

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