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Boat for Scattering ashes on the River Thames at Windsor and Slough

Windsor and Slough: River Thames

Scattering ashes on the River Thames at Windsor and Slough

Location Windsor Promenade, Windsor, Berkshire
Area of operation River Thames at Windsor
Type of boat Passenger vessel
Capacity of the boat Up to 50 guests
Refreshments Fully stocked bar serving hot & cold drinks
Disabled access Limited – Light wheelchairs
Duration of trip 1 hour
Price £275
Additional information An exclusive private charter for the scattering of ashes to take you and your guests upstream from Windsor allowing ashes to be scattered amongst the flowing waters at Boveney Weir stream. A discreet and personal service is assured. Morning and afternoon sailings available.

All religions catered for Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Buddhist, Secular / Humanist

Operating months Available all year weather permitting.
Getting there
Dove Release Dove release is available
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

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.

Covid-19 – 

Services are starting 19th June

1: Although the boats have capacities between 80 and 100 persons, due to social distancing strategy this will be cut this to around 30.

2: Bar services and drinks

Given the onboard restrictions and the need to maintain covid secure operations we are unable to include this option at this time. Clients will be allowed to board with limited treats and soft drinks appropriate to the occasion.

3: We will be offering a 2nd boat based departure point.


This facility will be open to guests and they will be operating a cleaning regime between sailings. Safety information will be displayed onboard and hand sanitizer available.

Covid shielding and Track and trace
We are asking that all parties are aware of and adhere to UK Gov guidelines  in respect of having contact with persons display symptoms of having tested positive for corona virus. We take seriously our duty of care to both our clients and our staff.

 Social distancing on board

In consideration of corona transmission we have removed some fixtures and furniture onboard our vessels, to aid with spacing. However given the limited space onboard our staff will assist and  provide guidance where required and we ask for guest’s co-operation.



First Name (required) Surname Name (required)

Name of the deceased (optional - but it helps for booking purposes)

Your Email (required)

Your contact number (required)

Service required

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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3 thoughts on “Windsor and Slough: River Thames

  1. Reply
    Jay Makwana - 10th September 2018

    I would like to Thank the boat company for providing the boat to scatter my Father’s ashes at Windsor.It all went really smoothly & the crew was very helpful in our wishes to scatter the ashes in Hindu tradition.I would very much recommend the boat company for scattering ashes at Windsor.

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    Suni Thakrar - 3rd July 2018

    I used this boat company for a Hindu scattering service. The captain and her colleague were respectful of our culture and religion and explained the process at the beginning.

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    Hema - 9th August 2017

    Thanks to the boat company it was a truly memorable day. The staff were approachable with any questions we had and explained the process of scattering the ashes. I would recommend this service to people I know in the future.

    Me and my family would like to thank you all for your wonderful service.

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