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Stratford upon Avon: Warwick

Boat for scattering ashes in Stratford upon Avon

LocationBased in Stratford upon Avon
Area of OperationThe River Avon in Stratford upon Avon
Type of Boat53 feet long Class V luxury Passenger boat. Heated, carpeted and with tables and chairs.
Duration of TripApproximately 90 minutes although this can be shortened to suit.
Capacity of boat 30 Max
RefreshmentsMasala tea, Yorkshire tea, herb & fruit teas, freshly-brewed coffee, all with a nice selection of biscuits are offered at £4.00 per person. They have a selection of juices, chilled cans and water and a licensed bar. You can also bring your own cold snacks.
Additional infoA family run business offering a friendly and personal service tailored to the individual requirements. They cater for families of all religions including Hindu, Sikh, Ravidas, Ramgarhia and Christian, and also for those guests preferring a non-denominational ceremony.

A full suite of prayers can be played and there is a ceremony table set to suit.

They also offer memory cruises – many guests often come every year to remember and celebrate the life of their loved ones.

 When availableAvailable all year weather and river levels permitting
Disabled access & PARKINGYes. Hydraulic wheelchair lift from mooring into cabin. Accessible toilet.

Available at The Crown Plaza close to the boat and the crew can arrange free passes. Other cars can park in the Pay and Display car park next to the boat.

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


£450 for a 90 minute private dedicated charter. There is a £75 deposit payable to secure your cruise which is deducted from the fee.

Longer cruises can be arranged.

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 companies phone number in case you need to contact them urgently:  

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