There are no laws or regulations in the UK that prohibit the scattering of ashes at sea.
Environmental Agency guidelines do have to be observed.
Ensure that anything placed into the water during the ceremony is biodegradable.
If choosing to scatter ashes within a harbour then permission does have to be obtained from the relevant harbour authority.
scattering-ashes.co.uk have a wonderful selection of biodegradable Pillows / Urns and scatter tubes.
Booking Our Boat Hire Services for Scattering Ashes
Our company operates around the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, the Needles, and The Solent. The starting point for all locations is Gosport, within Portsmouth harbour.
You can call us (08:00 – 20:00) to ask any questions you may have.