Tag Archives: River

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A ceremony in the Sirhowy Valley

It is not often a family scattering ceremony is reported unless there is some mishap or there is a celebrity involved. This story appeared in the South Wales Argus, a family from Gwent scatter the ashes of their relative on Sirhowy River in near Blackwood. Apparently, they were the first to be granted permission by […]

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Kent: The River Stour

Scattering on the river Stour Location Upstreet, Canterbury Area of operation River Stour in Kent Type of boat Modern electric launch Duration of trip Any to suit, minimum 30 minutes Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Located at the Grove Pantry Pub & Inn for catering needs. You an bring own drinks, food on board. […]

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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 […]


Gravesend, Chatham and Rochester: River Medway

Location Chatham Maritime Marina Area of operation River Medway and Rochester Type of boat flybridge Rodman Muse 44 Duration of trip 1hr or more if required Capacity of boat 10 persons Refreshments Catering can be arranged at additional cost Additional info Very experienced in Hindu and Sikh ceremonies. Ideally suited for the Sikh community in […]

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Liverpool: River Mersey

  Location Liverpool Marina Area of operation The Mersey, the Mersey estuary /Liverpool bay and the coast of Wirral and North Wales. Type of boat 33ft Blyth Catamaran Duration of trip 2 -3 hours depending on your requirements Capacity of boat 12 including disabled access if necessary Refreshments Hot drinks are provided Additional info The […]

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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 £100 -For parties of more than 12 people we can use […]

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Brixham, Torquay, Dartmouth, Salcombe – Devon: South West

Scattering ashes Dartmouth and the River Dart in Devon Location Dartmouth, Devon Area of operation River Dart, Dartmouth, Brixham, Torquay, Paignton, Totnes Type of boat  40ft Aquastar Duration of trip As per request Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Not provided Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about […]

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Glasgow, Strathclyde: River Clyde

Location Strathclyde Glasgow, River Clyde Area of operation The River Clyde you could go the sound of  Bute, Glencallum Bay, Garroch Head or Loch Fyne Type of Boat Rib. Duration of trip Depends on what you want to do Capacity of boat Licensed to carry 12 passengers Refreshments NA Additional info All religions catered for […]

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Newcastle Gateshead: River Tyne

Location Newcastle upon Tyne, North East Area of operation River Tyne – based on Newcastle Quayside, next to Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Type of boat There are 3 passenger boats, the Coventina, Fortuna and Latis. Duration of trip 1, 2 or 3 hour charters Capacity of boat Coventina – 43 passengers, Fortuna – 120 passengers, Latis– […]


Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire: River Severn

  Location Upton upon Severn Area of operation Tewkesbury to Worcester Type of boat Redfinn 6M Duration of trip 1 to 1-1/2 hours, longer if required Capacity of boat 6 Refreshments Refreshments can be bought along Additional info A perfect venue on the river Severn Suitable urn Water Urns Cost £50 for the standard trip Disabled […]

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Firth of Forth, South Queensferry: East Scottish Coast

Location Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, which is 50yds from the famous Forth Bridge. Area of operation Within 15 miles of South Queensferry Type of boat See picture above Duration of trip 30 minutes to an hour Capacity of boat 225 Refreshments They have a full bar on-board and can also provide catering for a longer […]


Bath, Somerset: River Avon

Location North Parade Bridge, Bath Area of operation River Avon in Bath, Somerset. The ‘Penny Lane’ will take you on a cruise along the River Avon. They start each cruise by sailing up to Pulteney Weir where they U-turn the boat to start your journey. Type of boat Barge Duration of trip Minimum hire of […]