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Scattering Ashes River Humber, Hull

Scattering Ashes on Water by Boat – River Humber

LocationKingston upon Hull/East Yorkshire/North Lincolnshire
Area of operationWe principally cover the Rivers Humber, Ouse and Trent, but we can venture out into the North Sea (additional charges apply).
Type of boatOpen RIB
Duration of tripTypically between 1-4 hours depending on where you would like the ceremony to take place (longer trips are possible if required).
Capacity of boat4 passengers.
RefreshmentsNot available on board, but you’re welcome to bring your own.

Before/after tea and coffee on shore are available FOC.

Suitable urnsUrns are supplied by Scattering Ashes not the Boat Company

Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find distressing. We supply a wide range of urns specifically designed for water ceremonies. They are all 100% biodegradable and will dissolve in water – please follow this link: Water urns

We also supply a range of water ceremony sets which include an urn, flower petals, dissolvable noteless and a certificate to record the ceremony. Our sets and ceremony accessories can be viewed here: Sets and ceremony accessories

Disabled AccessWe do our utmost to accommodate those with disabilities, but you will be required to climb a set of metal steps to embark and disembark. Regrettably we can’t accommodate wheelchairs on board.
ParkingAmple free parking is available close to the slipway (Hessle Foreshore).
Any closed periodsWe can perform ashes scatterings at any time of year (weather permitting).
Cost£130 (1hr)

£200 (2hr)

£270 (3hr)

£315 (4hr)

Please contact us if you require a longer trip than this, or a departure from a different location.

All prices are inclusive of VAT.

How and when do customers payPre-payment required. Bank transfer, online card via payment link, in person card payment.
Average response time (best guess)Emails are usually responded to within 24hrs.
Address for the people to go to inc postcode to board the boatHumber Rescue, Cliff Road, Hessle. HU13 0HE.


Company commentsWe provide a professional and compassionate service for you and your loved one on their final journey.
Operating from under the iconic Humber Bridge, we can get to almost anywhere on the Humber, Ouse or Trent within a couple of hours.

Next Steps…

If you would like more information or to enquire about availability, please fill in the form below. The boat operator will then contact you directly as soon as they can.

If you have an urgent request you will be sent the direct telephone number via email as soon as you have submitted the form.

Please note Scattering Ashes is not the boat operator, filling in the form below is the quickest way to speak with the skipper.

To make an enquiry please fill in the form below with your preferred date and number of people attending the scattering, please make sure you include a contact number as the boat company will call you directly to discuss your requirements:

    First Name (required) Surname Name (required)

    Name of the deceased (optional - but it helps for booking purposes)

    Your Email (required)

    Your contact number (required)

    Do you need us to supply a Water Urn?

    Your Message - please include dates if known

    You will need to tick the following box - it cuts out spam

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