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Lowestoft: Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Location Somerleyton, Suffolk (between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth)
Area of operation Norfolk and Suffolk Broads – River Waveney
Type of boat Broadland Grebe. Traditional vintage Broads motor cruiser built in 1958.
Duration of trip As required, usually 1-2 hours but longer by prior arrangement.
Capacity of boat 4/5 plus crew of 2
Refreshments Light refreshments can be arranged on board or at local pub in Somerleyton.
Suitable urns 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 From £150 depending upon services required.
Company comments We are able to provide a bespoke ashes scattering ceremony on the Broads from a vintage wooden Broads motor cruiser. Ceremonies can be conducted by a Church of England minister or trained civil celebrant. Although based at Somerleyton, we can cover other areas of the Broads by prior arrangement (additional fees may apply). Due to weather conditions we operate May- end of October.
Disabled Access Not available on board
Parking Can be arranged at Somerleyton

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Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire: River Avon

Boat for scattering ashes in Stratford on Avon

Location Based in Stratford upon Avon
Area of Operation The River Avon in Stratford upon Avon
Type of Boat The Rita Ellen is a 53 feet long class V passenger boat. Heated, with tables and chairs.
Duration of Trip Approximately 90 minutes although this can be shortened to suit.
Capacity of boat Up to 32 guests on The Rita Ellen
Refreshments Tea & coffee are charged at £1.00 per cup (in china cup & saucer) and they have a selection of chilled cans and water and a licensed bar.  Excellent cream tea, sandwich buffets or cakes can be served on board The Rita Ellen after the ceremony. You can also bring your own cold snacks.
Additional info A family run business. They offer a friendly and personal service tailored to individual requirements.  They cater for all religions especially Hindu and Sikh families as the River Avon flows into the River Severn and then out into the sea.
 When available Available all year weather permitting
Disabled access & PARKING Yes. Hydraulic wheelchair lift from mooring into cabin. Accessible toilet. Parking available at The Crown Plaza and the crew arrange free passes.
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 £200 for the 90 minutes. The cruise can be shortened to one hour for £160 but we don’t recommend this as the scattering spot isn’t as private.
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Scattering ashes Stratford upon Avon

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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 per boat.  We also have access to a larger boat that can hold up to 100 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 one boat 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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Felixstowe river orwell scattering ashes

Felixstowe : River Orwell and Suffolk Coast

Location Suffolk Yacht Harbour,  Levington,  Felixstowe,  Suffolk
Area of operation Suffolk and North Essex 
Type of boat 29ft procharter p3
Duration of trip 1 hour
Capacity of boat 10 passengers plus 2 crew
Refreshments Tea / Coffee
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  £200
Company comments We are ideally positioned for easy access to the sea, down the picturesque River Orwell into the large Harbour of Felixstowe then out to sea. We can scatter ashes in almost any weather condition. This area is full of history with Thames barges, the former HMS Ganges naval school & many other parts of Britain’s history. This area is ideal for the tranquil Suffolk coast. We can board your party at Harwich Essex if required. We are an hour from London, Cambridge & Norwich
Disabled Access Marina moored vessel with easy access to boat, but high side to boat.
Parking Ample  parking in the marina.
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Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire: River Soar

Location Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire
Area of operation The ashes can be scattered on a peaceful part of the River Soar near Leicester.
Type of Boat River Boat 
Duration of trip Approximately 45 minutes
Capacity of boat 12 (see below)
Refreshments Available by request
Cost £120 – For parties of more than 12 people we can use 2 boats (or more subject to availability). Cost for 1 boat for 12 people is £120 any subsequent boats are £100 each
Additional info The boat company is very experienced at handling all ceremonies and has significant expertise in catering for members of the Sikh and Hindu faiths. Wheelchair access on pontoon.
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

Dove Release   You can give your ceremony a wonderful finish Dove release is available
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Oxford: River Thames

Scattering ashes Oxford

Location Central Oxford
Area of operation Oxford and surrounding area into Oxfordshire – river Thames
Type of boat Various boats from 12 – 50 seats
Duration of trip Depends on your wishes
Capacity of boat 12- 50
Refreshments Available at extra cost
Additional info All religions catered for; Christian, Hindu, Sikh and Non-denominational. The cruise is along the same stretch of the River Thames as that taken by Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell in a small rowing boat almost 150 years ago, when the timeless tale of Alice in Wonderland was created.
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 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 from £170
Parking There is no parking available near at the boat comapny. People can be dropped off by pulling in, but cars must not be left there.
The nearest city centre car park is Westgate Car Park in Oxpens Road. It is relatively expensive (e.g. currently £11.70 for 3-4 hours). Take ticket at barrier on arrival. Pay at machine before returning to car. Folly Bridge is a little less than 10 minutes’ walk from this car park.  
Disabled access There is no level access to the boats – each requires approximately 2 steps – boarding assistance will be offered by staffs
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