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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 BoatThe Rita Ellen is a 53 feet long class V passenger boat. Heated, with tables and chairs.
Duration of TripApproximately 90 minutes although this can be shortened to suit.
Capacity of boatUp to 32 guests on The Rita Ellen
RefreshmentsTea, coffee and Chai are charged at £1.50 per cup (in china cup & saucer) and they have a selection of chilled cans and water and a licensed bar.  Excellent cream tea, sandwich buffets or cakes can be served on board The Rita Ellen after the ceremony. You can also bring your own cold snacks.
Additional infoA family run business. They offer a friendly and personal service tailored to individual requirements.  They cater for all religions especially Hindu and Sikh families as the River Avon flows into the River Severn and then out into the sea.
 When availableAvailable all year weather permitting
Disabled access & PARKINGYes. Hydraulic wheelchair lift from mooring into cabin. Accessible toilet. Parking available at The Crown Plaza and the crew arrange free passes.
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

Cost£200 for the 90 minutes. The cruise can be shortened to one hour for £160 but we don’t recommend this as the scattering spot isn’t as private.
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