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Newcastle Gateshead: River Tyne

Scattering Ashes on the River Tyne – Newcastle and Gateshead

LocationNewcastle upon Tyne, North East
Area of operationRiver Tyne – based on Newcastle Quayside, next to Gateshead Millennium Bridge.
Type of boatThere are 3 passenger boats, the Coventina, Fortuna and Latis.
Duration of trip1, 2 or 3 hour charters
Capacity of boatCoventina – 43 passengers, Fortuna – 120 passengers, Latis– 180 passengers
RefreshmentsThey can offer a wide range of refreshments including light snacks, appetizers, afternoon tea and a wide selection of buffets. All boats have tea and coffee making facilities as well as a fully stocked bar on board. This family business has successfully operated a fleet of three passenger boats on the River Tyne for more than 20 years. They can also provide an unforgettable trip though the millennium bridge and out to the estuary if desired.
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 UrnsWe 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
CostThe larger boats start at £650 and the Coventina prices are:
LOW SEASON£250£374£561£748
HIGH SEASON£277£416£624£832
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    Scattering Ashes on the River Tyne – Newcastle and Gateshead


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      Richard - 24th February 2017

      Just a quick email to let you know that everything worked perfectly for our trip last weekend to scatter my mother’s ashes on the Tyne. The River Escapes crew were very helpful and also sensitive to the occasion. They asked us where we wanted to go and so we were able to sail up to Wallsend which is where my mother spent most of her childhood.
      Thank you again for your help in getting the trip organised.
      Kind regards
      H Belchamber

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