Award-winning independent company Water Urns, Viking Longboat Urns, Boats, Ashes Ceremonies Dismiss

river cam cambridgeshire cremation ashes

River Cam: Cambridgshire

LocationCambridge, Cambridgeshire
Area of operationRiver Cam
Type of boatNarrowboat
Duration of tripVariable 55 mins minimum, up to 2 hours.  We can offer ½ and whole day cruise options too.
Capacity of boat12 passengers.
RefreshmentsTea, Coffee, Squash, Biscuits,
AdditionalCream Tea, Fish and Chips, picnic hamper options.  A range of riverside pubs offer full catering for before or after the ceremony.
CeremonyScattering 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 the link: Water Urns

We also supply a water ceremony set which includes a water urn, flower petals for scattering, Promises – dissolvable notelets for scattering with the ashes, a certificate to record the ceremony, and our award winning (and rated 5* on Amazon) guide book: follow the link – 4th Ceremony Set

CostVariable depending in length of trip and catering. Minimum £110 for 55 mins.
Company comments The crew offers a friendly and relaxed trip, with a variety of picturesque locations on the River Cam for the ceremony. All religions catered for; Christian, Hindu, Sikh and Non-denominational.

The main craft ‘Rosie’ shown in the picture is open sided and allows the ceremonial group of passengers to feel at one with the river environment. Quiet peaceful boat on a tranquil scenic river perfect for scattering ashes and/or floating a wreath, flowers or petals.

We can arrange trips early morning through to midnight.

We have a sound system on board and can source and play specific songs for the passengers if required.

Together we can create a completely unique and personalised service – the way you want it to be. We will listen carefully to what you and your family want and offer a complete choice and flexibility in your arrangements.

Disabled AccessNo wheelchair access at present onboard the narrowboat –  2-3 steps down into the passenger cabin.

The Eco Solar boat has a flat deck suitable for wheelchair direct access.

ParkingFen Ditton Moorings CB5 8SX – Free parking,

City Centre CB3 4AN – Metered parking.

Recording your Scattering

Record a location where you have scattered your loved-one’s ashes so generations to come can find them for all time on The Ashes Register

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

You will receive a confirmation email containing the boat company’s phone number in case you need to contact them urgently:

    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your contact number (required)

    Do you need us to supply a Water Urn?

    Your Message

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

    Scroll to top