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Our Story

Our Story : Richard set up Scattering Ashes in 2010 with the sole aim of helping people to celebrate the lives of their loved one.

Our Award-winning story

As an award-winning family business based in Devon, we will always go the extra mile to help you memorialise your partner, your family member, or your friend in the best possible way.

Advice about cremation and beyond

People may write a will and say that they want to be cremated but what do you do with the ashes after the cremation? 

Our website has loads of helpful and informative advice about what you can and cannot do with cremation ashes. You could gather friends and family together for a simple ashes ceremony in a favourite spot or on a boat. Or you could send them into space, set them alight on a Viking Longboat or have a firework display.

We are here to help you choose a suitable way to remember your loved one, whatever you choose to do. We’ll guide you through the journey making sure you have a truly memorable ceremony. We have cremation urns to suit ever occasion.

After the Ashes Ceremony

You may wish to scatter all the ashes and simply have a favourite place to visit when you want to remember and reflect about your loved one. But if not you may wish to consider keeping the ashes at home or in the garden. And if you don’t mind splitting the ashes you could have a piece of memorial jewellery of glassware made with the ashes. In can be very comforting to hold something in your hand. You might want to keep a small amount of ashes for future generations to be able to create something memorable. Whatever you feel you need to do we will always be on hand to discuss what would work best for you and your family.

Our 5 Star rated Guide Book

We now receive so many enquiries a week that we thought that we could put all the thoughts together in one place so that you can look for inspiration, check what formalities need to be followed and make sure that you get the right ceremony and resting place for your loved one. Our ‘Celebrating the life of your loved one: what to do with the ashes book helps you think through the process and to make the best decision for you and the people who loved them.
*If you want the Kindle version you can purchase on Amazon.

Speak to someone who understands and is an ashes expert.

Based in Devon in the UK we have been answering people’s questions for over a decade. Whatever you feel you need to do we will always be on hand to discuss what would work best for you and your family.
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