Location Dun Laoghaire, Dublin Area of operation Lower end of the river Liffey, coast surrounding Dublin and the Irish Sea Type of boat Passenger Boat Duration of trip According to our clients wishes. Capacity of boat Max 10 passengers. Refreshments Feel free to bring drinks and snacks. Additional Dublin Bay and the surrounding area is […]
Scattering ashes over the sea, a river, lake or any water can be a wonderful way to give a loved one a truly memorable send off – whether they were a sailor, fisherman or they just loved and felt connected to the sea, what better way to celebrate the life they lived?
Many of our approved #4thceremony providers also specialise in Hindu and Sikh services, so you can bring your priest with you to carry out the service.
By using a boat you can guarantee privacy and our approved skippers can make sure everyone gathered – whether that is one person or an entire extended family – have a really memorable ceremony. Don’t forget to record the event, we can provide you with certificates, for future generations simple co-ordinates can be given by the boat providers. You can place petals in the water and flowers just make sure there are no pollutants such as dyes and plastic, it must be 100% biodegradable. We can even arrange to have doves released in some locations.
Here are a list of boat companies that offer a scattering service around the shores and rivers of the UK.
Scattering Ashes does not own or operate these boats, they are independent companies that are approved by us, you will be sent direct communication details when you complete the enquiry form.
Tonbridge River Trips Kent: The River Medway Location Big Bridge, Tonbridge High Street TN9 1DR Area of operation River Medway in Kent Type of boat Modern electric launch Duration of trip Any to suit, minimum 30 minutes Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Located in the centre of Tonbridge with many café, restaurants and pubs […]
Location Brighton Marina Area of operation Brighton, Sussex Type of boat Catamaran Duration of trip Up to 90 minutes Capacity of boat 12 persons Refreshments Tea & Coffee available Additional info Very stable & spacious platform with sheltered seating. Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families […]
Boat charter Amble near Newcastle scattering ashes at sea Location Amble, Northumberland Area of operation Alnmouth Bay or a visit to Coquet Island Type of boat Storebro 34 Workboat Duration of trip Approx 45 -60 Mins Capacity of boat 8 people Refreshments Can be arranged Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to […]
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 […]
Location Brixham. Area of operation Brixham – Paignton, Torquay and Teignmouth. Torbay to the River Teign. Type of boat Multiple Vessels including traditional “Berry Boat” ‘P.V. Funfish1’ Duration of trip Up to 1 hour but flexible Capacity of boat 12 – 97 persons Refreshments Available on request Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Location Saundersfoot harbour, nr Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales Area of operation Around the Sanderfoot and Tenby area Type of boat 10 metre cougar catamaran, powered by twin 300 hp outboards. Duration of trip Tailored to customer needs Capacity of boat The boat is licensed for 12 persons, plus 2 crew. Refreshments Available by prior arrangement (local […]
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 […]
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 […]
Location Coniston Area of operation Coniston Water, Lake District, South Cumbria Type of boat Traditional -wooden launch Duration of trip 1-2 hours after last sailing of the day or early morning Capacity of boat 63 pax Refreshments Available from Waterhead Hotel and delivered on to launch or bring your own Suitable urns cattering ashes directly […]
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. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Scattering Ashes Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available. Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150 for boat pictured. Refreshments […]
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 […]
Scattering Ashes Gravesend Location Greenhithe in Kent Area of operation Greenhithe/ Gravesend/ Erith – other destinations are available along the river Thames subject to additional costs. Type of boat Charter Duration of trip As required Capacity of boat 12 Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may […]