Tag Archives: Sikh

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 […]

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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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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 […]

sikh and hindu ashes on the thames

Hindu Funeral Ashes: why the Thames?

  Any population who migrates to a different country, to a certain extent, will have to assimilate their customs and traditions into the adopted country, Hindus and  Hinduism is no different. According to the UK census of 2001 there are just over half a million Hindus in the UK although some estimates go much higher. […]

Upton on Severn, Tewkesbury: Unavailable

Location Based in Upton-upon-Severn. Area of Operation Between Worcester and Tewkesbury. Type of Boat 46 feet long class V passenger boat. Duration of Trip An hour although this can be extended. Capacity of boat Up to 40. Refreshments Tea & coffee are charged at £1.00 per cup (china cup & saucer) and they have a […]

Reading, Berkshire: River Thames

  Location Caversham, Reading Area of operation Anywhere between Henley and Wallingford but there is a travelling fee. Type of boat See pictures ‘Melwood’ is a 31ft Mitchell, ‘Princess Marina’ is Class V passenger vessel,  ‘Devon Belle’ is a Class V passenger vessel – a Dunkirk little ship. Duration of trip One hour hire or […]