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Pembrokeshire, Wales: Milford Haven

Scattering Ashes on water at Milford Haven Location Milford Haven Marina Area of operation Milford Haven water way and St. Brides Bay Type of boat Cabin rhib Duration of trip Up to 2 hours Capacity of boat 11 passengers Refreshments Can be arranged on shore Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead […]

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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 […]

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Filling and using a Scatter Tube: Video

One of the most popular types of scattering urn is a scatter tube, we stock a huge variety of designs and sizes. We have sizes that are suitable for adult, two average sizes adults, half a set of ashes and token amount of ashes. We have around twenty different designs from bluebell woods and autumn […]

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Scattering Ashes – please do it safely!

When choosing to scatter ashes people are often drawn to the most dramatic or significant piece of the landscape: the a promontory, a mountain peak or a cliff edge. These places are often fraught with danger and in an emotionally heightened state this is risk can be increased. Last month it would appear that two […]

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A sailor’s farewell poem: Crossing the Bar

If you are looking for words or verse for ash scattering ceremony fit for an old sailor, then you could worse than consider the classic poem Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson Crossing the Bar BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Sunset and evening star,       And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning […]

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East Devon: Beer

Location Beer, East Devon. Area of operation Within a three mile radius of Beer (Branscombe, Seaton, Beer) Views across Lyme Bay.. Type of boat: 25’ working fishing boat Duration of trip: As long as client requires, further charges if longer than 1 hour Capacity of boat: 11 people Refreshments: Not provided you can bring your […]

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South Devon: Plymouth Sound

Location The Barbican Landing Stage, Commercial Wharf, Barbican, Area of operation Within the waters of Plymouth Sound Type of boat Our chartered cruise boats (depending on availability) take family and friends to pay their respects, as loved one’s ashes are scattered on the waters of Plymouth Sound. Duration of trip 1 Hour slot is allocated for this […]

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Dorset: Weymouth

Location Weymouth Dorset, in the centre of the Jurassic Coast in the UK Area of operation 15nm of Weymouth Type of boat 10m 33ft Aquastar Fishing Duration of trip 1 to 2 Hrs Capacity of boat  8 Refreshments None provided but you can bring your own drinks and snacks Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water […]

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Maldon: Essex

Scattering on the Thames Estuary Maldon, Essex Location Maldon, Essex Area of operation Blackwater Type of boat  Thames Sailing Barge Duration of trip 2-4 hours Capacity of boat 50 Refreshments Lunches, Afternoon Teas or self-cater.  Licensed Bar. Additional info The whole barge can be hired privately. Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to […]

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Cardiff Bay: South Wales Coast

  Location Cardiff Bay Area of operation Bristol Channel & Severn Estuary Type of boat 9m Rigid-hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) Duration of trip Subject to customer’s requirements, usually 1 hour (please allow 1 ½ hours in total) Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Not available but as it is situated in Cardiff Bay there are […]

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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 […]

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Republic of Ireland: Dunmore East, County Waterford

  Location Dunmore East, County Waterford Area of operation Dunmore East, WaterfordHarbour, Tramore Bay, Rivers Suir and Barrow. Type of boat Charter Duration of trip As required Capacity of boat 12 Refreshments Tea/ Coffee Cost On Application Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find distressing. […]

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Britain’s first and only Memorial Reef

For lovers of the sea: Divers, Sailors, Fishermen and anyone one else with a passion for wildlife and the sea. Now there is a new way to  have a truly fitting memorial. The first and only Memorial Reef in the UK. Situated off the famous Jurassic coast, near Weymouth in Dorset. The ashes of a […]

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North Berwick and Firth of Forth: East Lothian

Location North Berwick, twentyfive miles from Edinburgh Area of operation Firth of Forth usually around North Berwick but can go further afield Type of Boat Starfish 8, 28ft workboat Duration of trip 30 – 1hr, greater if required Capacity of boat 10 Refreshments Clients can bring their own Additional info Small local friendly operation run […]

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Dorset: Poole Harbour

Scattering ashes in Poole Harbour Location Poole Quay, Dorset Area of operation Poole Harbour ,  Type of boat Luxury 50′ Motor Boat Duration of trip Approximately 1 1/2 hours (longer trips are available) Capacity of boat 12 people Refreshments Included Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which […]

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Cornwall: Falmouth

Location Cornwall – Falmouth, St Mawes, Truro Area of operation Falmouth Area, River Truro Type of boat There are three craft similar to that pictured above Duration of trip Usually an hour Capacity of boat  Their boats can hold up to 100 of your guests although we recommend only 80 per boat for comfort and enjoyment […]

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Even TripAdvisor is joining in!

  Well sort of, I came across someone last week asking for tips for a location to scatter their mothers ashes “Good place on Lewis to scatter ashes My mother sadly passed away in October and the family is hoping to have a get-together next July to commemorate her life and scatter her ashes in […]

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Celebrant: Glynes Mewton, Nationwide

  Name: Glynes Mewton Base: North London South Hertfordshire Area covered: Nationwide Description of service: Glynes Mewton is a compassionate individual who helps people on their carry out dignified scattering or interring ceremonies from , boat services to wood scatterings. All services offered. From the celebrant:  Together we can design a fitting tribute to your […]

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California scattering ashes at sea – law

 – Change in the law for burial at Sea California State law signed off on the 10 July 2012. Backed by the Funeral Directors Association, legislation has been brought in to establish a protocol for scattering ashes at sea. It would appear that people have been using standard sealed plastic container or poly-urns to scatter […]

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Moray Firth: Inverness

  Location  Bay/Moray Firth Area of operation Anywhere (except small pioneer which is restricted to the bay only Type of boat Pioneer multi 8.5m Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) ‘Buchaneer’ 3. 7.85m Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) ‘Privateer’ 31ft Sailing Catamaran ‘Meercat’ Duration of trip As required Capacity of boat Pioneer Multi- 7 People Buchaneer- 12 People Privateer- […]

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A short story about scattering ashes on the beach

This posting is in applauding a short story about a stepmother and her stepchildren taking the shared father/ husbands ashes to be scattered in the sea near Saltburn in the North East. The writer conveys the emotions of the characters really well. Highlighting a common issue around primacy of rights and disagreements over  how to […]

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Mudeford Quay, Dorset: South Coast

  Location The small fishing port of Mudeford Quay, Christchurch, Dorset Area of operation Christchurch and Poole Bays with views of the Isle of Wight, the Needles Lighthouse and Swanage. They can also provide this service in Christchurch Harbour which is in the lower reaches of the Avon and Stour, usually in sight of Christchurch […]

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Brighton, Sussex: South Coast

Scattering ashes Brighton Location  Brighton Marina Area of operation  20 miles – including Hove  & Worthing Type of boat  Aquastar 33 Duration of trip  Up to 90 minutes Capacity of boat  10 persons Refreshments  Tea/coffee/hot chocolate available Additional info  Over 40 years experience Suitable urn  Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which […]

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Gosport, Hampshire: The Solent and South Coast

Scattering Ashes Solent Gosport Location Gosport Portsmouth & the Solent Area of operation Gosport Portsmouth harbour Fareham Reach and the Solent Type of boat Sail boat, Beneteau Oceanis 36 cc Duration of trip 2 – 4 hours Capacity of boat 7 Ceremony  You can choose from 4 hours to a full day. Location in Gosport and […]

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Eastbourne, East Sussex: Beachy Head

Scattering ashes Eastbourne Location Eastbourne, East Sussex Area of operation Up to  60 miles  from a Safe Haven, including the white cliffs of Beachy Head Type of boat AQUASTAR    PRO   40’ Duration of trip 1 hour Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Free Tea, Coffee and biscuits Additional info They have been carrying out scattering ceremonies […]

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Scarborough: Yorkshire Coast

Location Scarborough Area of operation 20 Nautical Miles from Any Port Type of boat  10.5m Carvel Built  Duration of trip  Can be tailored to your requirements and up to 4 hours  Capacity of boat Capacity of boat 12 and plenty of seating Refreshments Can be arranged. Additional info Toilet on board. The boat is safe and comfortable. Providing […]

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Caernarfon, Menai Strait: North Wales Coast

  Location Moel Y Don, Anglesey and Caernarfon. Area of operation Menai Strait, other locations by arrangement. Type of boat RIB, Ribeye 785. Duration of trip Min 1 hour. Capacity of boat 11 Refreshments No Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find distressing. […]

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Cornwall: St Ives

  Location St Ives, Cornwall. Area of operation St Ives Bay, North Cornwall Coast, Atlantic Ocean. Type of Boat Lochin 33, 10 Metre Boat. Duration of trip One hour Capacity of boat Licensed to carry 12 passengers Refreshments Available by request Additional info  St Ives Bay is widely recognised as one of the most beautiful […]

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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight: South Coast

Location Yarmouth Harbour, Isle of Wight Area of operation Yarmouth, Newtown Creek, Needles. Type of boat Mitchell 31ft Duration of trip Generally 2 hours Capacity of boat 8 or 10 if in Solent Waters Refreshments Not available Additional info Toilets on board Ceremony  Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about […]

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Portrush, County Antrim: Northern Ireland Coast

Location The North Pier, Portrush harbour , County Antrim. Area of operation They cover the north coast of Donegal and the Mull of Kintyre including the Scottish Islands of Islay, Jura, Gigha and Iona. Type of boat See picture above Duration of trip Dependant on your wishes Capacity of boat 16 passengers Refreshments N/A. There […]

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Loch Coruisk, Isle of Skye: Scotland

Location Elgol, Isle of Skye, Scotland Area of operation Loch Coruisk Type of boat Lochin 38 – a high-specification, modern, powerful sea-going vessel Duration of trip 1½ hours or longer if you wish to go ashore Capacity of boat 40 with no minimum numbers Refreshments Free tea, coffee, hot chocolate or fruit juice on the […]

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Isle of Man, Irish Sea

  Location Isle of Man Area of operation Isle of Man Type of boat Passenger boats Duration of trip Depends on where you want to go. Capacity of boat 10 people Additional info The west coast of the Island has some of the most beautiful scenery in the U.K. and the cliffs behind Peel Hill […]

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Scattering ashes at sea

We asked you whether you would prefer to have your ashes scatter over the sea, a river or a canal. It turns out that 70% would prefer the sea and the rest said river – no one said a canal. Why the Sea and and why not the canal? I guess the sea resonates more […]

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Gran’s ashes run aground

  The Bournemouth Echo carried a bitter sweet tale of a family who were carrying their Gran’s ashes on a boat to be scattered at sea near the Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. Unfortunately the boat got into trouble and got stuck on the rocks. Apparently they had to be rescued by the RNLI, which the whole […]

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Ashes to make a reef in Dorset

  Fantastic! A project off the Dorset coast called Wreck to Reef is planning to make a reef from Solace Stones concrete structures that will incorporate peoples cremated ashes. The artificial reef which recently received the go ahead from the council will also feature at least one sunken naval ship. The Solace Stones – will […]

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