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|
|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.|
|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
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.
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.